IHO S-57 Electronic Navigation Chart .000 File Description

Surfer imports International Hydrographic Organization S-57 Electronic Navigation Chart (ENC) .000 files. S-57 ENC files include point, polyline, and polygon features with attributes. S-57 files are typically used to view hydrographic data. S-57 .000 files may include feature update files with extensions .001, .002, etc. and text files with information about the data or collecting agency.

For detailed file structure information and for attribute definitions, see the IHO Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data Publication S-57 Edition 3.1.

Loading S-57 .000 Files

S-57 .000 files can be loaded to create a base map (Home | New Map | Base) with the Import dialog.

Import Options Dialog

No import options dialog is displayed.

Import Automation Options

No import options are available.


IHO Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data. Publication S-57 Ed 3.1. Nov 2000. International Hydrographic Bureau. www.iho.int

IHO S-57 (ENC). Geospatial Data Abstraction Library. www.gdal.org

See Also

File Format Chart