Chart 1 Symbols, Abbreviations and Terms Used on Charts

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Areas, Limits - Section N

Anchorages, Anchorage Areas

Ref. IHO Symbology Description CHS Symbology
10 Reported anchorage (no defined limits)
11.1 Anchor berths
11.2 Anchor berths with swinging circle
12.1 Anchorage area in general
12.2 Numbered anchorage area
12.3 Named anchorage area
12.4 Deep water anchorage area, Anchorage area for deepdraft vessels
12.5 Tanker anchorage area
12.6 Anchorage area for periods up to 24 hours
12.7 Dangerous cargo anchorage area
12.8 Quarantine anchorage area
12.9 Reserved anchorage
Note: Anchors as part of the limit symbol are not shown for small areas. Other types of anchorage areas may be shown.
13 Seaplane landing area
14 Anchorage for seaplanes
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