Refers to marine matters such as an Admiralty Court.


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ADMIRALTY

Pertaining to the body of law that governs maritime affairs

ARCS

Admiralty Raster Chart Service electronic raster charts produced by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office

OCEAN PASSAGES FOR THE WORLD

A British publication relating to the planning and conduct of ocean passages. Published by the Hydrographer of the Navy, Ocean Passages for the World addresses those areas which lie mainly out side the areas covered in detail by Admiralty Sailing Directions. It is kept up-to-date by periodical supplements. The publication should not be used without reference to the latest supplement and those Notices to Mariners published to correct Sailing Directions.

AIO

Admiralty information overlay.

A.I.O.

Admiralty information overlay.

STOCK ANCHOR

A historic anchor with a stock set perpendicular to the shank, crown and flukes. Also called the Admiralty anchor.

W.G.S.84

World Geodetic System 1984 - the datum (Starting point) used by the GPS system which is a different datum to Australian Admiralty Charts. Positions obtained from GPS must have corrections applied before plotting them onto an Australian chart. These corrections can be obtained from the block on the chart titled Satellite Derived Positions' See also AGD66'

WGS84

World Geodetic System 1984 - the datum (Starting point) used by the GPS system which is a different datum to Australian Admiralty Charts. Positions obtained from GPS must have corrections applied before plotting them onto an Australian chart. These corrections can be obtained from the block on the chart titled Satellite Derived Positions' See also AGD66'

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