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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 Charts for sale were gradually more and more outdated until a new edition was printed.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

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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
#18645, Gulf of the Farallones; Southeast Farallon, 1:100000 109454 18645
Item no longer available.
#18647, Drakes Bay, 1:40000 109462 18647
Item no longer available.
#18654, San Pablo Bay, 1:40000 109512 18654
Item no longer available.
#18656, Suisun Bay, 1:40000 109538 18656
Limited availability.

$12.99

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#18657, Carquinez Strait, 1:10000 109546 18657
Limited availability.

$12.99

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#18662, Sacramento River, Andrus Island to Sacramento, 1:40000 109587 18662
Limited availability.

$12.99

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18765: Approaches to San Diego 195891 18765
Limited availability.

$12.99

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#18774, Gulf of Santa Catalina; Delmar Boat Basin, 1:100000 195917 18774
Item no longer available.

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

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

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