A Primer on Nautical Charts

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) history is an intrinsic part of the history of the United States and the development of its science and commercial infrastructure. The ancestor agencies of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration include the United States Coast Survey established in 1807, the United States Weather Bureau established in 1870, and the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries established in 1871.

The modern day NOAA not only deals with weather and nautical charts but education. Below is a sample of one of the  educational modules from NOAA.

To learn more about Nautical Charts and all aspects of Navigation consider taking the Nautical Know How Coastal Navigation Course.


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Filed under Boat Operation, Boating News, Boating Safety, Fishing News, Lake Boating, Navigation, Rules of the Road, Sailing News

One response to “A Primer on Nautical Charts

  1. Daniel

    With advances in technology, nautical charts have proven to help safe navigation of water ways all over the world. With portable laptop computers and the Ipad, mariners can safely roam at sea.

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