NOAA Chart #1
NOAA’s Chart 1 provides a complete explanation of all symbols, abbreviations, and conventions used in NOAA charts. It is the key to reading all NOAA charts and makes interesting browsing for mariners ashore and afloat. As is the case with all NOAA products, it is in the public domain. Printed and bound copies can be ordered for a fee from several Websites, or you can download it in .PDF format here.
The .PDF files for the entire book are grouped as a .ZIP file to facilitate downloading. Once you’ve completed the download, extract the chapter .PDF files and browse them using Adobe’s free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
The entire book is an 83mb file, so the download will take a while, even if you’ve go a broadband connection.