Creating a Nautical Chart in QGIS 2.4

Continuing with a nautical theme, here is a nautical chart I creating using QGIS 2.4. It includes a Graticule in decimal degrees, a Compass Rose and a scale bar in Nautical Miles. A magnetic declination of 3º 35′ was determined using the MagneticField utility of GeographicLib, an advanced software library for solving geodesic problems. I will post a full tutorial shortly.

Nautical Chart for North Dublin Bay

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2 thoughts on “Creating a Nautical Chart in QGIS 2.4

    • It is a work in progress, I still have to apply a proper map projection and obtain bathymetric data. There’s excellent bathymetric data for Dublin Bay from INFOMAR, I’ll add contours and depth points to the map.

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