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Bench Mark Sheet for 8531833, RED BANK, NAVESINK RIVER NJ

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                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
Datums Page                                                        Page  1 of  4

                                                                                
Station ID: 8531833                         PUBLICATION DATE:  07/15/2004
Name:       RED BANK, NAVESINK RIVER                          
            NJ
NOAA Chart: 12324                           Latitude:   40° 21.3' N (  40.35500)
USGS Quad:  LONG BRANCH                     Longitude:  74°  3.9' W ( -74.06500)


To reach the tidal bench marks from the intersection of State Highway 35 and
East Front Street in downtown Red Bank, proceed 0.5 km (0.3 mi) east on East
Front Street to the second street on the left, then turn and proceed north on
that street to the Marine Park on the river.  The bench marks are in the
vicinity of Marine Park and the SE wing of the Riverview Hospital.  The tide
gage and staff were on the NE corner of Irwin Yacht Works pier.


                         T I D A L   B E N C H   M A R K S


                 PRIMARY BENCH MARK STAMPING:  1833 A 1976
                         DESIGNATION:          853 1833 A TIDAL

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:         2576
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Copper clad steel rod                 OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   40° 21.3' N (  40.35500)          LONGITUDE:  74°  3.9' W ( -74.06500)


The primary bench mark is a disk  located 0.2 km (0.1 mi) NE of the intersection
of Wharf Avenue and East Front Street at the NW corner of Marine Park, 24.72 m
(81.1 ft) SE of the NE corner of the chainlink fence surrounding the tennis
court, 3.17 m (10.4 ft)  north of the end of a concrete curb bordering the west
side of the park, and 0.67 m (2.2 ft) west of the SW corner of the chainlink
fence surrounding the playground.  The bench mark is set 6 cm (0.2 ft) below
ground level, crimped to the top of a copper-clad steel rod driven 9.8 m (32 ft)
to refusal, and encased in a PVC pipe concrete.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
                                                                   Page  2 of  4

                                                                                
Station ID: 8531833                         PUBLICATION DATE:  07/15/2004
Name:       RED BANK, NAVESINK RIVER                          
            NJ
NOAA Chart: 12324                           Latitude:   40° 21.3' N (  40.35500)
USGS Quad:  LONG BRANCH                     Longitude:  74°  3.9' W ( -74.06500)


                         T I D A L   B E N C H   M A R K S


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  1833 B 1976
                         DESIGNATION:          853 1833 B TIDAL

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:         2577
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Copper clad steel rod                 OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   40° 21.3' N (  40.35500)          LONGITUDE:  74°  3.9' W ( -74.06500)


The bench mark is a disk located at the intersection of Wharf Avenue and Union
Street in the SW corner of Marine Park, 58 m (191 ft) south of bench mark 1833 A
1976, 15.48 m (50.8 ft) SE of the SE corner of the chainlink fence surrounding
the tennis courts, 6.77 m (22.2 ft) north of the centerline of Union Street, and
2.35 m (7.7 ft) north of a wood utility pole.  The bench mark is set 6 cm (0.2
ft) below ground level, crimped to the top of a copper-clad steel rod driven 7.9
m (26 ft) to refusal, and encased in a PVC pipe and concrete.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  1833 C 1976
                         DESIGNATION:          853 1833 C TIDAL

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:         2578
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Copper clad steel rod                 OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   40° 21.3' N (  40.35500)          LONGITUDE:  74°  3.9' W ( -74.06500)


The bench mark is a disk located south of the south face of Riverview Hospital,
103 m (337 ft) east along Union Street from its intersection with Wharf Avenue,
21.67 m (71.1 ft) NE of a fire hydrant, 6.71 m (22.0 ft) west of a flagpole, and
4.02 m (13.2 ft) west of the SE corner of the hospital.  The bench mark is set 6
cm (0.2 ft) below ground level, crimped to the top of a copper-clad steel rod
driven 15.2 m (50 ft), and encased in a PVC pipe and concrete.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
                                                                   Page  3 of  4

                                                                                
Station ID: 8531833                         PUBLICATION DATE:  07/15/2004
Name:       RED BANK, NAVESINK RIVER                          
            NJ
NOAA Chart: 12324                           Latitude:   40° 21.3' N (  40.35500)
USGS Quad:  LONG BRANCH                     Longitude:  74°  3.9' W ( -74.06500)


                            T I D A L   D A T U M S 


Tidal datums at RED BANK, NAVESINK RIVER based on:

     LENGTH OF SERIES:      1 YEAR
     TIME PERIOD:           March 1976 - February 1977
     TIDAL EPOCH:           1983-2001
     CONTROL TIDE STATION:  8531680 SANDY HOOK


Elevations of tidal datums referred to Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW), in METERS:

     HIGHEST OBSERVED WATER LEVEL (08/09/1976)         =  2.016
     MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER                     MHHW   =  1.195
     MEAN HIGH WATER                            MHW    =  1.105
     MEAN TIDE LEVEL                            MTL    =  0.570
     MEAN SEA LEVEL                             MSL    =  0.558
     MEAN LOW WATER                             MLW    =  0.035
     MEAN LOWER LOW WATER                       MLLW   =  0.000
     LOWEST  OBSERVED WATER LEVEL (01/11/1977)         = -0.715

North American Vertical Datum (NAVD88)

Bench Mark Elevation Information                In METERS above:

     Stamping or Designation                    MLLW        MHW

     1833 A 1976                                 2.141    1.036
     1833 B 1976                                 5.899    4.795
     1833 C 1976                                11.322   10.217


                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
                                                                   Page  4 of  4

                                                                                
Station ID: 8531833                         PUBLICATION DATE:  07/15/2004
Name:       RED BANK, NAVESINK RIVER                          
            NJ
NOAA Chart: 12324                           Latitude:   40° 21.3' N (  40.35500)
USGS Quad:  LONG BRANCH                     Longitude:  74°  3.9' W ( -74.06500)


                             D E F I N I T I O N S


Mean Sea Level (MSL) is a tidal datum determined over a 19-year National Tidal
Datum Epoch.  It pertains to local mean sea level and should not be confused
with the fixed datums of North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88).

NAVD88 is a fixed datum derived from a simultaneous, least squares, minimum
constraint adjustment of Canadian/Mexican/United States leveling observations.
Local mean sea level observed at Father Point/Rimouski, Canada was held fixed as
the single initial constraint.  NAVD88 replaces NGVD29 as the national
standard geodetic reference for heights.  Bench mark elevations relative to
NAVD88 are available from NGS through the World Wide Web at 
National Geodetic Survey.

NGVD29 is a fixed datum adopted as a national standard geodetic reference for
heights but is now considered superseded.  NGVD29 is sometimes referred to as
Sea Level Datum of 1929 or as Mean Sea Level on some early issues of Geological
Survey Topographic Quads.  NGVD29 was originally derived from a general
adjustment of the first-order leveling networks of the U.S. and Canada after
holding mean sea level observed at 26 long term tide stations as fixed.
Numerous local and wide-spread adjustments have been made since establishment in
1929.  Bench mark elevations relative to NGVD29 are available from the National
Geodetic Survey (NGS) data base via the World Wide Web at 
National Geodetic Survey.

NAVD88 and NGVD29 are fixed geodetic datums whose elevation relationships to
local MSL and other tidal datums may not be consistent from one location to
another.

The Vertical Mark Number (VM#) and PID# shown on the bench mark sheet are unique
identifiers for bench marks in the tidal and geodetic databases, respectively.
Each bench mark in either database has a single, unique VM# and/or PID# assigned.
Where both VM# and PID# are indicated, both tidal and geodetic elevations are
available for the bench mark listed. The NGS's Integrated Data Base (IDB PID)
provides geodetic datum based on traditionally leveled and bluebooked ties to
the National Spatial Reference System(NSRS) https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/datasheets/.
The NGS Online Positioning User Service (OPUS PID) provides geodetic datum based
on GPS position & tie it to the NSRS https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/OPUS/.

The NAVD88 elevation is shown on the Elevations of Tidal Datums Table Referred
to MLLW only when two or more of the bench marks listed have NAVD88 elevations.
The NAVD88 elevation relationship shown in the table is derived from an average
of several bench mark elevations relative to tide station datum.  As a result of
this averaging, NAVD88 bench mark elevations computed indirectly from the tidal
datums elevation table may differ slightly from NAVD88 elevations listed for
each bench mark in the NGS database.

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