The Nautical Chart is a novel by the Spanish writer Arturo Pérez-Reverte, published in 2000. This is the story about adventure and people craving treasure. The main character, Tánger, is in pursuit of a secret buried by the Jesuits two centuries ago. On her way, she meets selfish and power-driven men and a sailor deeply in love. But she cares more about the result than about the obstacles that might come along the way.