Australian ENC Sample Cell

Australian (AU) ENC Evaluation Sample Data-cell

The Australian Hydrographic Office (AHO) has released a commercial ENC dataset. For more information see AusENC.

A free unprotected ENC data cell, covering an area of the Torres Strait including Varzin Passage is available below for download and evaluation.

Relevant technical information can be found in the readme file which can also be downloaded below.

NOTE: Commercially available Australian ENC's are protected to IHO S63 standard.

Terms & Conditions

This ENC cell is for evaluation purposes only and is NOT TO BE USED FOR NAVIGATION.

The data is also subject to copyright:

� Commonwealth of Australia 2010

This work is copyright. Apart from uses permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 and uses permitted as a part of evaluating the data, no part may be reproduced by any process, adapted, exploited by the reverse engineering of formats or commercially exploited without prior written permission from the Commonwealth represented by the Australian Hydrographic Service.

Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed to the Licensing Manager, Australian Hydrographic Office, Locked Bag 8801, Wollongong NSW 2500 or by e-mail to

By downloading the ENC Sample data cell the user agrees to the above terms and conditions.



All comments, suggestions, enquiries or questions relating to this ENC data cell should be directed to:

Licensing Manager
Australian Hydrographic Office
Locked Bag 8801,
Or email:
Or facsimile: +61 242 218 597 (attention: Licensing Manager)

Free ENC viewing software is available at and