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Bench Mark Sheet for 8722607, PALM BEACH FL

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Station ID: 8722607                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/13/2003
Name:       PALM BEACH                                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 44.0' N (  26.73330)
USGS Quad:  PALM BEACH                      Longitude:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


To reach the tidal bench marks from the east end of Flagler Memorial Bridge,
proceed east on Royal Poinciana Way for 0.2 km (0.2 mi) to Bradley Place, go
north on Bradley Place for 0.9 km (0.6 mi) where it becomes North Lake Way,
continue north on North Lake Way for 0.8 km (0.5 mi) to Tangier Avenue, go west
on Tangier Avenue for 0.08 km (0.05 mi) to its end.  The bench marks are located
on a seawall north and south of Tangier Avenue.  The tide gage and staff were
located on a pier in the vicinity of Ducks Nest Historical House.


                         T I D A L   B E N C H   M A R K S
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                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8722607                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/13/2003
Name:       PALM BEACH                                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 44.0' N (  26.73330)
USGS Quad:  PALM BEACH                      Longitude:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


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


                 PRIMARY BENCH MARK STAMPING:  W 315 1970
                         DESIGNATION:          W 315

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:         5598
AGENCY:                  National Geodetic Survey (NGS)        IDB PID#:  AD2861
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete sea wall                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   26° 44.1' N (  26.73500)          LONGITUDE:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


The primary bench mark is a disk set in the top of a concrete seawall along the
east bank of the Intracoastal Waterway (Lake Worth), 199 m (654 ft) north of the
extended centerline of Tangier Avenue, 49.59 m (162.7 ft) north of the
northernmost of two private docks, 4.08 m (13.4 ft) west of the west edge of an
asphalt walkway, and 1 m (2 ft) above the ground level.

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                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8722607                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/13/2003
Name:       PALM BEACH                                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 44.0' N (  26.73330)
USGS Quad:  PALM BEACH                      Longitude:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  E 310 1970
                         DESIGNATION:          E 310

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:         5596
AGENCY:                  National Geodetic Survey (NGS)        IDB PID#:  AD2862
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Rock outcrop                          OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   26° 44.5' N (  26.74170)          LONGITUDE:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


The bench mark is a disk set in the top of a rock cut near the SW corner of the
Palm Beach Country Club Golf Course, 22 m (72 ft) east of the east bank of the
Intracoastal Waterway (Lake Worth), 5 m (16 ft) west of the east end of a
concrete wall which is on top of the rock, 4 m (14 ft) NE of the centerline of
Country Club Road, and 1 m (3 ft) above the road level.

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Station ID: 8722607                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/13/2003
Name:       PALM BEACH                                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 44.0' N (  26.73330)
USGS Quad:  PALM BEACH                      Longitude:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  V 315 1970
                         DESIGNATION:          V 315

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:         5597
AGENCY:                  National Geodetic Survey (NGS)        IDB PID#:  AD2859
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete sea wall                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   26° 44.0' N (  26.73330)          LONGITUDE:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


The bench mark is a disk set in the top of a concrete seawall along the east
bank of the Intracoastal Waterway (Lake Worth), 64 m (210 ft) north of the
extended centerline of Tangier Avenue, 16.70 m (54.8 ft) south of the
southernmost one of two private docks, 6.83 m ( 22.4 ft) west of the west edge
of an asphalt walkway.

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Station ID: 8722607                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/13/2003
Name:       PALM BEACH                                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 44.0' N (  26.73330)
USGS Quad:  PALM BEACH                      Longitude:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  X 315 1970
                         DESIGNATION:          X 315

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:         5599
AGENCY:                  National Geodetic Survey (NGS)        IDB PID#:  AD2860
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete sea wall                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   26° 44.0' N (  26.73330)          LONGITUDE:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


The bench mark is a disk set in the top of a concrete seawall along the east
bank of the Intracoastal Waterway (Lake Worth), 137 m (450 ft) north of the
extended centerline of Tangier Avenue, 26.61 m (87.3 ft) west of the NW corner
of the Episcopalian Church of Bethesda by the Sea, 15 m (50 ft) north of the
extended centerline of the walkway to the historic church, 13.66 m (44.8 ft)
south of the northernmost of two private docks, and 0.3 m (1 ft) above the
ground level.

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                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8722607                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/13/2003
Name:       PALM BEACH                                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 44.0' N (  26.73330)
USGS Quad:  PALM BEACH                      Longitude:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  F 310 RESET 1972
                         DESIGNATION:          F 310 RESET 1972

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:         5600
AGENCY:                  National Geodetic Survey (NGS)        IDB PID#:  AD0670
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete sea wall                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   26° 44.0' N (  26.73330)          LONGITUDE:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


The bench mark is a disk set in the top of a concrete seawall along the east
bank of the Intracoastal Waterway (Lake Worth), 31 m (102 ft) south of the
extended centerline of Tangier Avenue and level with the ground behind the
seawall.

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Station ID: 8722607                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/13/2003
Name:       PALM BEACH                                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 44.0' N (  26.73330)
USGS Quad:  PALM BEACH                      Longitude:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


                            T I D A L   D A T U M S 


Tidal datums at PALM BEACH based on:

     LENGTH OF SERIES:      1 YEAR
     TIME PERIOD:           May 1970 - April 1971
     TIDAL EPOCH:           1983-2001
     CONTROL TIDE STATION:  8723170 MIAMI BEACH (CITY PIER)


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

     HIGHEST OBSERVED WATER LEVEL (10/14/1979)         =  1.279
     MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER                     MHHW   =  0.936
     MEAN HIGH WATER                            MHW    =  0.876
     North American Vertical Datum              NAVD88 =  0.805
     MEAN SEA LEVEL                             MSL    =  0.470
     MEAN TIDE LEVEL                            MTL    =  0.466
     MEAN LOW WATER                             MLW    =  0.056
     MEAN LOWER LOW WATER                       MLLW   =  0.000
     LOWEST  OBSERVED WATER LEVEL (04/25/1971)         = -0.327

North American Vertical Datum (NAVD88)

Bench Mark Elevation Information                In METERS above:

     Stamping or Designation                    MLLW        MHW

     W 315 1970                                  1.773    0.897
     E 310 1970                                  2.916    2.040
     V 315 1970                                  1.307    0.431
     X 315 1970                                  1.736    0.860
     F 310 RESET 1972                            1.292    0.416


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                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8722607                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/13/2003
Name:       PALM BEACH                                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 44.0' N (  26.73330)
USGS Quad:  PALM BEACH                      Longitude:  80°  2.5' W ( -80.04170)


                             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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