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The New Edition of NP5011 – Symbols and Abbreviations used on Admiralty Paper Charts will be released on the 30th of August, this will render the previous 2016 edition obsolete,

This highly useful publication contains all the meanings of chart symbols and abbreviations used on Admiralty and International Charts compiled by the UKHO.

This guide lists all relevant information on hydrography, topography, navigational aids and services plus abbreviations of principal terms shown on all Admiralty English and foreign charts, with general information on the content of Admiralty paper charts.

As an essential reference tool for sailors, every vessel should carry a copy,

Some of the Topics covered include:

  • Metric Charts and Fathom Charts
  • Chart Datum
  • Depths
  • Drying Heights
  • Heights
  • Bearings
  • Sea Miles
  • Cables

This new editions shows recent symbols that have been introduced and records other developments in charting practice.

For further information on this publication or to secure your copy, please contact our team on 01542 841245 or info@poseidonnavigation.com