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Nautical Charts for Buzzards Bay

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Selected nautical charts, more to come

From Rhode Island Sound to Cape Cod, including the Elizabeth Island chain (Town of Gosnold)

Disclaimer: These nautical charts have reduced resolution, and should not be used for navigation. They are provided here to give you a sense of the bathymetry and landscape of Buzzards Bay.


Nautical Map of North and Central Buzzards Bay
Nautical Map of North and Central Buzzards Bay.
click on the map to open a 10" wide x 16" tall version (179 kb) of this map, when it is open,
right click on the large map to save to your hard disk


click here to open a screensize 48" wide x 62" tall version (2.3 MB) version of this map


Nautical Map of South and Central Buzzards Bay
Nautical Map of South and Central Buzzards Bay.
click on the map to open a 20" wide x 10" tall version (277 kb) of this map, when it is open,
right click on the large map to save to your hard disk


click here to open a screensize 68" wide x 48" tall version (3.3 MB) version of this map


Nautical Map of Woods Hole
Nautical Map of Woods Hole.
click on the map to open a 15" wide x 10" tall version (167 kb) of this map, when it is open,
right click on the large map to save to your hard disk


click here to open a screensize 60" wide x 40" tall version (3.3 MB) version of this map


Nautical Map of New Bedford Harbor / Acushnet River
Nautical Map of New Bedford Harbor / Acushnet River.
click on the map to open a 8" wide x 14" tall version (163 kb) of this map, when it is open,
right click on the large map to save to your hard disk


click here to open a screensize 28" wide x 49" tall version (1.4 MB) version of this map



Historical Nautical Charts of Buzzards Bay

1778 Nautical Map of Buzzards Bay.1778 Nautical Map of Buzzards Bay to Chatam, MA
(opens Library of Congress Website)

1779 update of 1778 above map
(opens Library of Congress Website)

1776 Nautical Map of Buzzards Bay.1776 Nautical Map of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound

(opens Library of Congress Website)

NOAA_NOS Historical nautical charts



Links to other map sites



NOAA Nautical Chart Viewer and downloader including GIS format

M.I.T. aerial Photo pageMIT page with Buzzards Bay aerial photographs

Library of Congress Historical Chart On-Line Reading Room

MassGIS web page on NOAA nautical charts

NOAA nautical charts