The General Chart Series comprises a total of 12 charts, covering the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, Svalbard, the Barents Sea, the Greenland Sea, Iceland, Eastern Greenland, the North Atlantic and Antarctica.
The scale on the 12 General Charts varies from 1:700 000 to 1:10 000 000, and the chart datum is WGS84.
The series covers areas in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, Svalbard, the Barents Sea, the Greenland Sea, Iceland, Eastern Greenland, the North Atlantic and Antarctica.
The charts form part of an International Chart Series under the International Hydrographic Organisation's direction. They are marked with INT in addition to the international chart number.
Area of use
The General Charts are primarily for planning and navigation over long distances.
After purchase, it is the responsibility of the user, to keep the chart updated using the Norwegian Notices to Mariners (Efs).
Changes of significant navigational importance are published consecutively in the Efs every 14 days, which is available free of charge at kartverket.no/efs.
Print on Demand Charts
The Norwegian Mapping Authority's nautical charts are available as Print on Demand charts (POD). POD charts refer to updated charts printed by retailers on request from the public.
Through the Print on Demand service, charts are updated with all safety critical updates up to and including the most recent Notices to Mariners (Efs).
To buy the official Norwegian nautical charts, contact our POD distributors in Norway and abroad.
A POD chart will be in accordance with the requirements of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)/SOLAS. All Norwegian nautical charts are available as POD charts only.