Nautical Chart Viewer

NOAA Office for Coastal Management


This downloadable viewer extension brings BSB-formatted nautical chart information into a GIS. While the extension is not needed with ArcGIS 9.2 and higher, it is essential for viewing charts in the Imagine 8.x and ArcGIS 8+ environments.

Requires digital raster nautical charts in BSB version 3.0 format (.KAP extension)


  • Read and display BSB format digital raster nautical charts in a GIS

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