BSB data

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GDAL's BSB driver

Charts for areas outside of the USA

  • Comments on the S-57_data#Worldwide wiki page often also apply to RNC data, but perhaps to a lesser degree than to their ENC cousins.

NOAA BSB Navigational Charts

See these mailing list posts for more detail:

http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.linux.gps/3920/focus=3937
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.linux.gps/3920/focus=3934

Download

  • NOAA BSB format raster data (RNC)
http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/mcd/Raster/download.htm
  • Nice previews / chart picker:
http://www.oceangrafix.com/o.g/search-nautical-charts.html

Import

  • Convert BSB maps to GeoTiffs with gdalwarp. Essentially this step applies the embedded GCP data.
  • Import these GeoTiffs with r.in.gdal
(see the mailing list posts at the end of that page)

See also

working with S-57 data and S-52 rendering