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Navigation Charts

Navigation chart imageNavigation Charts are 8½” x 14” scaled color maps that indicate important navigation features of special interest. Features shown on the charts include channel sailing line, U.S. navigation lights, daymarks, arrival point marks for locks, normal pool elevations, mouth of tributary streams, location of bars, channel buoys, bridges, aerial and submarine crossings, docks, terminals, landings and navigation structures. No soundings are shown. A listing of small boat harbors, ramps, landings and commercial river terminals are included at the back of each navigation chart book.

Download Pittsburgh District Navigation Charts

Allegheny River
Monongahela River
Ohio River

The Corps of Engineers’ Navigation Data Center, which is responsible for establishing and maintaining a variety of water transportation information systems, provides an Index to Navigation Charts by Corps District for information on navigation charts and related navigation information throughout the United States.

Purchase Navigation Charts
Allegheny River, Great Kanawha River, Monongahela River and Ohio River Navigation Charts are available by from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, by calling the Government Printing Office toll-free at (866) 512-1800 or by mail order with the Government Printing Office order form. Payment can be made by check, money order, major credit card or Superintendent of Documents Deposit Account. When ordering Navigation Charts from the Online Bookstore, enter "navigation charts" in the Search the Online Bookstore: field and click on the Search button. Click on the Add to Cart button below the publication title of your choice and follow the instructions provided to order your navigation charts.


Publicly Accessible GIS Sites

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects hydrologic and water-quality information and provides access to water data, publications, and maps, as well as to recent water projects and events. Their website is located at: http://www.usgs.gov/pubprod/.

The Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access (PASDA) is the official public access geospatial information clearinghouse for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and has served for fifteen years as Pennsylvania's node on the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, Geospatial One-Stop, and the National Biological Information Infrastructure. PASDA was developed by the Pennsylvania State University as a service to the citizens, governments, and businesses of the Commonwealth. PASDA is a cooperative project of the Governor's Office of Administration, Office for Information Technology, Geospatial Technologies Office and the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment of the Pennsylvania State University. Their website is located at: http://www.pasda.psu.edu/

The Ohio Statewide Imagery Program (OSIP) is a partnership between State, Local and Federal government agencies to develop high-resolution imagery and elevation data for the State of Ohio to benefit Geographic Information System users at all levels of government. Accurate imagery and elevation data serve as the backbone for the development of additional data sets maintained and accessed by government decision makers and the public. Their website is located at: http://ogrip.oit.ohio.gov/ProjectsInitiatives/StatewideImagery.aspx