AHO Fact Sheets provide answers to the AHO’s most frequently asked questions. They provide a ready reference for mariners, provide links to sources of more information, and are a starting point for those providing instruction to mariners.
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- AusENC and Electronic Navigation Charts. Information relating to Electronic Charts, Electronic Navigation Charts, and the AusENC Service:
- Navigation. Information to assist safe navigation, equally applicable no matter what type of chart is used:
- Navigation - Firing Practice & Exercise Areas
- Navigation - GPS Receivers and Chart Datums
- Navigation - Reporting Discrepancies in Nautical Charts and Publications (Hydro Note)
- Navigation - Tides – Calculating HW and LW at Secondary Ports
- Navigation - Tides – Diagram for Interpolating Intermediate Times & Heights
- Navigation – Using Alternative NtM Services
- Hydrographic Surveying. Information relating to hydrographic surveying, hydrographic surveyors, and forwarding hydrographic information to the AHO:
- Hydrographic Surveying - Australasian Hydrographic Surveyors Certification Panel
- Hydrographic Surveying - Feature Name Proposals
- Hydrographic Surveying - Undersea Feature Proposal Form
- Hydrographic Surveying - Limits of Oceans and Seas Around Australia
- Hydrographic Surveying - Mapping The Seabed
- Hydrographic Surveying - High Density bENC Survey Metadata Form
- Paper Nautical Charts. Information relating to Paper Nautical Charts only: