Relief Shading

Easily Interpret Bottom Structure

Relief shading delivers highly detailed shading that combines color and shadow to provide an easy-to-interpret, clearer view of bottom structure than contour lines alone.

Identify Topography Quickly​

For coastal and inland boat owners who need to know as much as possible about sea and lakes beds, relief shading offers a better understanding of bottom detail for improved fishing and diving.
We use the best data available from our sources.

In some cases, high-resolution data is mixed with low-resolution data to produce a more complete image. The most convenient way to preview relief shading in your area of interest is on the Navionics Boating app.

How to Get Relief Shading

GPS Plotter

Included as a downloadable option with Platinum cards, it can be viewed with compatible models from many brands.
Check compatibility

Already have a Platinum card? With an active subscription, you can download it through the Chart Installer.
Check "How to Display" Tutorials.

Mobile

With an active subscription, from the Map Options section of the app you can easily overlay relief shading on our chart layers.
How to download Relief Shading

Relief Shading Coverage - Europe and Africa

Also available in other areas




Find answers to your relief shading questions here

 

 

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