No. 91001 World Ocean
Overview chart «World Ocean» is a graphical reproduction of the Earth surface in Mercator’s projection. It traces settlements, routes of communication, fairways, scientific stations, natural features in the scope which corresponds to the chart scale. The combination of the contents elements doesn’t impair its readability. Land relief is reflected traditionally with bench marks and land lines with layer-by-layer hypsometric colour combination. Sea and ocean bottom is reflected in detail: ocean deeps, ridges and hollows are shown. Dimension of the bottom relief is reflected by isobaths and layer-by-layer colouring of depths gradation supplemented by «isobaths brightening». Bottom relief reflection is accompanied by typical depth marks of bottom relief forms with their proper names given in their current spelling according to the Dictionary of Geographic Names of Underwater Relief Forms. About 2000 legends of land features and more than 4000 hydrographic legends are represented in the chart. Graphically rendered ocean flows indicate direction of surface waters.
The chart is intended for a wide circle of users.
The chart is composed of eight sheets of general dimension 3,10 x 2,15 m.
The chart is issued in Ukrainian and English.