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NOAA Cape Hatteras to Delaware River Preprinted Charts

NOAA Lithographic Nautical Charts

For the last 150 years, the federal government produced nautical charts using lithographic printing presses. Although chart-making techniques advanced from the 19th century’s delicate hand-applied etchings on copper plates to a process that is now completely computer-based, the system remained based on printing large volumes of charts, then selling them from stock for years. Charts for sale were gradually more and more outdated until a new edition was printed.

NOAA discontinued production of Lithographic Nautical Charts this spring. These are our last remaining stock of traditionally-printed charts.

The print on demand system allows the changes made by Coast Survey cartographers to reach mariners much faster. We have Print-On-Demand charts from OCEANGRAFIX.

The paper charts sold by the NOAA-certified printing agents meet carriage requirements for ships covered by Safety of Life at Sea regulations, specified in Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

April, 2014

NOAA's Online Chart Viewer

NOAA's 1,000-plus U.S. coastal and Great Lakes nautical charts are viewable online. Each chart is up-to-date with the most recent Notices to Mariners corrections.

Select an area to view:
Atlantic Coast
Gulf Coast
Pacific Coast
Alaska
Great Lakes

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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
12204, Currituck Beach Light to Wimble Shoals, 1:80,000 267809 12204
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12205, Cape Henry, Pamlico Sound, Albemarle Sound; Rudee Heights, 1:0 480541 12205 MP
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12216, Cape Henlopen to Indian River Inlet; Breakwater Harbor, 1:40000 506279 12216
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12224, Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles to Wolf Trap, 1:40000 480582 12224
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12225, Chesapeake Bay, Wolf Trap to Smith Point, 1:80000 480590 12225
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12228, Chesapeake Bay Pocomoke & Tangier Sounds, 1:40000 484600 12228
Delivery within 2 - 3 weeks.

$12.99

#12230, Chesapeake Bay Smith Point to Cove Point, 1:80000 484618 12230
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12231, Chesapeake Bay, Tangier Sound, Northern Part, 1:40000 484626 12231
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12235, Chesapeake Bay, Rappahannock River, Piankatank, 1:40000 484642 12235
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12237, Rappahannock River, Corrotoman River, Fredericksburg, 1:40000 484659 12237 MP
Delivery within 2 - 3 weeks.

$12.99

#12238, Cheaspeake Bay—Mobjack Bay and York River Entrance, 1:40,000 484667 12238
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12261, Chesapeake Bay, Honga, Nanticoke, Wicomico Rivers, 1:40000 484675 12261
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12264, Chesapeake Bay, Patuxent River & Vicinity, 1:40000 484691 12264
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12274, Head of Chesapeake Bay, 1:40000 484758 12274
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12277, Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, 1:20000 506287 12277
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12285, Potomac River; District of Columbia, 1:80000 484816 12285 MP
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12286, Potomac River, Piney Point to Lower Cedar Point, 1:40000 517568 12286
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12312, Delaware River, Wilmington to Philadelphia, 1:40000 506220 12312
Limited availability.

$12.99

#12317, Cape May Harbor, 1:10000 249600 12317
Limited availability.

$12.99

Product Description

NOAA Lithographic Nautical Charts

For the last 150 years, the federal government produced nautical charts using lithographic printing presses. Although chart-making techniques advanced from the 19th century’s delicate hand-applied etchings on copper plates to a process that is now completely computer-based, the system remained based on printing large volumes of charts, then selling them from stock for years. Charts for sale were gradually more and more outdated until a new edition was printed.

NOAA discontinued production of Lithographic Nautical Charts this spring. These are our last remaining stock of traditionally-printed charts.

The print on demand system allows the changes made by Coast Survey cartographers to reach mariners much faster. We have Print-On-Demand charts from OCEANGRAFIX.

The paper charts sold by the NOAA-certified printing agents meet carriage requirements for ships covered by Safety of Life at Sea regulations, specified in Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

April, 2014

NOAA's Online Chart Viewer

NOAA's 1,000-plus U.S. coastal and Great Lakes nautical charts are viewable online. Each chart is up-to-date with the most recent Notices to Mariners corrections.

Select an area to view:
Atlantic Coast
Gulf Coast
Pacific Coast
Alaska
Great Lakes

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