The International Hydrographic organization was established in 1921 with its headquarters (The IInternational Hydrographic Bureau) permanently established in Monaco. The organization currently has
he First lighthouse of the world
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Mariners are requested to notify Georgian Hydrographic Service: 1) Of any damaged, out of order or off position Aids to Navigation; 2) Of inaccuracies or shortcomings in Georgian Hydrographic Servi
Geographic coordinates: latitude: 42 ° 07.99' N longitude: 41 ° 39.67' E Height: 39 m Visibility : 16 m.
Geographic coordinates: latitude: 41 ° 39.35' N longitude: 41 ° 38.47' E Height: 20 m visibility: 14 m The history of Batumi lighthouse is more then 150 years ol
Geographic coordinates : latitude: 42 ° 58.92' N Longitude: 40 ° 58.24' E Height: 34 m. Visibilityა: 17 m.
Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Develooment of Georgia LEPL "Georgian State Hydrographic Service " is a national coordinator of navigational warnings in Georgia, comprising navigational devices located on coastline of Georgia, cardinal and lateral navigational signs placed in the open sea providing safe navigation. ( 48 land marks placed on land; 34 sea marks –located in the open sea, out of land marks 22 are located in occupied territory of Abkhazia).
Organizational structure of the service consists of following divisions:
Financial Division, Chief Accountant ;
Division of Hydrographic Survey, Cartography and Correction;
Division of Technical Service and Monitoring of Navigational Marks;
Division of Radio -Navigation.
Georgian State hydrographic Service is a member of International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) and International association of lighthouse authorities (IALA).