pilot chart


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Noun1.pilot chart - a chart for a navigator showing the prevailing meteorological and hydrographic and navigational conditionspilot chart - a chart for a navigator showing the prevailing meteorological and hydrographic and navigational conditions
chart - a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea
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Comparative studies on the pilot charts and calculations of transmitters coverage and data refresh.
Cornell's Ocean Atlas: Pilot Charts for All Oceans of the World is an oversized, spiral-bound, and comprehensive reference containing pilot charts for all oceans of the world, and is a 'must' for any geography or nautical reference collection.
The second section also covers the contributions of one of the most important cartographers, Claudius Ptolemy, while the third examines three distinctive types of Medieval European maps, mappaemundi (a Latin term meaning maps of the world), Portolan charts (ship's pilot charts that show sailing directions and ports), and regional maps.