This data was compiled for the use at the following scale: 1:2000000
File reference: NZ1490001
THIS DATA DOES NOT REPLACE NAUTICAL CHARTS AND MUST NOT TO BE USED FOR NAVIGATION.
The hydrographic raster data made available through the LINZ Data Service is based on the Paper Navigational Charts published and maintained by the New Zealand Hydrographic Authority at Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ).
The online New Zealand Chart Catalogue provides more detailed and the most up to date information about New Zealand charts: [New Zealand Chart Catalogue](http://www.linz.govt.nz/hydro/charts/nz202-chart-catalogue)
Information on symbols and abbreviations used on nautical charts: [Symbols and Abbreviations](http://www.linz.govt.nz/hydro/charts/chart-symbols-terms-abbreviations)
Hydrographic standards and specifications for nautical charts and publications: [Standards and Specifications](http://www.linz.govt.nz/hydro/regulation/)
The hydrographic raster data available through the LINZ Data Service is based on official Paper Navigational Charts published by the New Zealand Hydrographic Authority.
Prior to loading onto this service, high resolution raster chart images are cropped to the geographic extent of the chart panel(s) and georeferenced. A number of different scales are represented.