This chart, part of the U.S. Department of Defense's international hydrographic chart series, provides detailed soundings along portions of the Italian Mediterranean coastline. The five insets cover the ports of Messina, Calabria, Catania, Baie de Taormina, and Riposto, located on the island of Sicily and the west coast of Italy. Components: Sicilia--east coast, Porto di Messina. Scale 1:10,000 -- Italy--west coast, Reggio di Calabria. Scale 1:10,000 -- Sicilia--east coast, Porto di Catania. Scale 1:10,000 -- Sicilia--east coast, Baie de Taormina. Scale 1:15,000 -- Sicilia--east coast, Porto di Riposto. Scale 1:10,000 From various sources to 1982. Shoreline and topography compiled from best available sources in 1985. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Depths shown by isolines and soundings. Soundings in meters.