NZDF Hydrographers Survey Cavalli Islands

October 5, 2018 – Twelve New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) hydrographers are currently surveying the equivalent of 11,200 rugby fields around the Cavalli Islands off Northland. The 10-week training survey, which started in early September and aims to cover about 113 square kilometers, will enhance the hydrographers’ skills in generating military charts. “The survey tests the skills of our hydrographic surveyors in generating military charting overlays,” Lieutenant Commander Dan Wierenga, who leads the NZDF’s Military Hydrographic Group, said. “Our military hydrographers provide vital information for NZDF ships to operate safely…

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