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[Australia nautical charts] / Australian Hydrographic Service
Bib ID 724477
Format MapMap [cartographic image, sheet]
Author
Australia. Royal Australian Navy. Hydrographic Service, cartographer, issuing body
 
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Edition Various editions. 
Scale Scales differ ; transverse Mercator projection and Mercator projection (E 108°34ʹ00ʺ--E 171°30ʹ00ʺ/N 0°26ʹ00ʺ--S 73°52ʹ00ʺ). 
Description [Sydney, New South Wales] : Hydrographic Service, R.A.N., 1939- 
maps : colour ; 113 x 113 cm or smaller + 2 index maps 
Series

Admiralty charts and publications.

International chart series.

Notes

Hydrographic charts produced by Australia covering the waters of Australia, Papua New Guinea, East Timor, Solomon Islands and Antarctica. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Depths shown by bathymetric tints, soundings and isolines.

Series includes ocean, coastal and harbour charts showing depths, nature of the sea floor, hazards, aids to navigation, tides and currents. Some charts show topographic details of adjoining coasts. Earlier charts show depths in fathoms, and later in metres.

Some sheets catalogued individually.

Series formerly titled Hydrographic charts of Australian, Papua New Guinean and Antarctic waters. From 2018 series title changed to Australia nautical charts.

Some sheets have series title 'International chart series'.

Series title "Admiralty charts and publications" appears on verso of some maps published by Great Britain, Hydrographic Department.

Series includes reissued hydrographic charts with revisions by Great Britain, Hydrographic Department. Taunton, [England] : Hydrographer of the Navy.

Dates included in "Aus Small Corrections" or "BA Small Corrections" notes indicate revision of chart.

Index with title: Australian index of nautical charts and publications. Issued in 2 parts: Northern portion, Aus 5020A and Southern portion, Aus 5020B; later changed to AUS5000 and AUS5001.

Correction lists for charts issued under title: Australian notices to mariners correction list for chart ...

Issued irregularly.

Publisher's online index to maps currently available at: http://www.hydro.gov.au

Related Title

Australian notices to mariners

Subjects Nautical charts -- Australia.  |  Nautical charts -- Papua New Guinea.  |  Nautical charts -- Timor-Leste.  |  Nautical charts -- Solomon Islands.  |  Nautical charts -- Antarctica.  |  Australia -- Maps.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Maps.  |  Timor-Leste -- Maps.  |  Solomon Islands -- Maps.  |  Antarctica -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1939 
Form/genre Nautical charts.
Other authors/contributors Australian Hydrographic Service, cartographer, issuing body  |  Great Britain. Hydrographic Department, cartographer, issuing body
Also Titled

[Nautical charts of Australia]

[Hydrographic charts of Australia]

Title on index varies: Australia - index of nautical charts and publications, northern portion ; Australia - index of nautical charts and publications, southern portion ; Australian Hydrographic Service index of nautical charts and publications

Australian index of nautical charts and publications.

Australian notices to mariners correction list for chart ...

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