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Bench Mark Sheet for 8722899, LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA FL

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                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
Datums Page                                                        Page  1 of  6

                                                                                
Station ID: 8722899                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/03/2004
Name:       LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA                             
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 11.3' N (  26.18830)
USGS Quad:  POMPANO BEACH                   Longitude:  80°  5.6' W ( -80.09330)


To reach the tidal bench marks from the intersection of State Highway A1A and
Commercial Boulevard in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, proceed 0.2 km (0.1 mi) east on
Commercial Boulevard to Anglin Fishing Pier at 2 Commercial Boulevard.  The
bench marks are in the vicinity of the pier.  The tide gage and staff were
located on the left side of the fishing tee.


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


                 PRIMARY BENCH MARK STAMPING:  NO 1 1973
                         DESIGNATION:          872 2899 TIDAL 1

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:         5683
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:  AD5853
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete pier                         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   26° 11.3' N (  26.18830)          LONGITUDE:  80°  5.6' W ( -80.09330)


The primary bench mark is a disk set in the pier walkway at the NW corner of the
Anglin Fishing Pier Restaurant, 47 m (155 ft) east of bench mark NO 3 1973, 33 m
(110 ft) SSE of bench mark NO 2 1973, 7.59 m (24.9 ft) east of the centerline of
the north-south sidewalk to the Anglin Fishing Pier, and 0.76 m (2.5 ft) north
of the center of the pier walkway.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8722899                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/03/2004
Name:       LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA                             
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 11.3' N (  26.18830)
USGS Quad:  POMPANO BEACH                   Longitude:  80°  5.6' W ( -80.09330)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  R 311 1970
                         DESIGNATION:          R 311

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:         5682
AGENCY:                  US Coast and Geodetic Survey
                         (USC&GS)                              IDB PID#:  AD2589
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete post                         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   26° 11.7' N (  26.19500)          LONGITUDE:  80°  5.8' W ( -80.09670)


The bench mark is a disk set in the top of a concrete post near the intersection
of State Highway A1A and Washington Avenue, 10 m (32 ft) west of State Highway
A1A, 6 m (20 ft) south of the centerline of Washington Avenue, 0.46 m (1.5 ft)
east of a power pole, 0.46 m (1.5 ft) west of a concrete street sign post, and
level with the highway.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  NO 2 1973
                         DESIGNATION:          872 2899 TIDAL 2

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:         5684
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:  AD5852
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete sidewalk                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   26° 11.3' N (  26.18830)          LONGITUDE:  80°  5.6' W ( -80.09330)


The bench mark is a disk set flush in the north end of the north-south sidewalk
at the east end of Commercial Boulevard at the NE corner of a canopied
rectangular area with park benches, 34 m (110 ft) NNW of bench mark NO 1 1973,
and 5.94 m (19.5 ft) south of the south wall of the Wharf Restaurant.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8722899                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/03/2004
Name:       LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA                             
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 11.3' N (  26.18830)
USGS Quad:  POMPANO BEACH                   Longitude:  80°  5.6' W ( -80.09330)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  NO 3 1973
                         DESIGNATION:          872 2899 TIDAL 3

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:         5685
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:  AD5851
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete sidewalk                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   26° 11.4' N (  26.19000)          LONGITUDE:  80°  5.7' W ( -80.09500)


The bench mark is a disk set flush in the concrete sidewalk at the NE corner of
the real estate office, 47 m (155 ft) west of bench mark NO 1 1973, 8.66 m (28.4
ft) south of the centerline of Commercial Boulevard, and 0.37 m (1.2 ft) north
of the north wall of the real estate office.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  2899 F 1981
                         DESIGNATION:          872 2899 F TIDAL

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:         5686
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:  AD5854
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Stainless steel rod                   OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   26° 11.4' N (  26.19000)          LONGITUDE:  80°  5.8' W ( -80.09667)


The bench mark is a disk located 76 m (250 ft) north on Elmar Drive from its
intersection with Commercial Boulevard, 12.47 m (40.9 ft) south of bench mark
2899 G 1981, 10.27 m (33.7 ft) north of the south end of a grass traffic island,
6.52 m (21.4 ft) west of the northbound lane of Elmar Drive, 5.97 m (19.6 ft)
east of the southbound lane of Elmar Drive, 1.01 m (3.3 ft) south of a No
Parking sign, and 0.94 m (3.1 ft) south of a witness post.  The bench mark is
set 3 cm (0.1 ft) below ground level, crimped to the top of a stainless steel
rod driven 9.1 m (30 ft) to refusal, encased in a PVC pipe and concrete
kickblock.  NOTE: Mark not found in 2002 by US Power Squadron; area renovated in
2002.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8722899                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/03/2004
Name:       LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA                             
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 11.3' N (  26.18830)
USGS Quad:  POMPANO BEACH                   Longitude:  80°  5.6' W ( -80.09330)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  2899 G 1981
                         DESIGNATION:          872 2899 G TIDAL

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:         5687
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:  AD5855
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Stainless steel rod                   OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   26° 11.4' N (  26.19000)          LONGITUDE:  80°  5.8' W ( -80.09667)


The bench mark is a disk located 89 m (291 ft) north on Elmar Drive from its
intersection with Commercial Boulevard, 12.47 m (40.9 ft) north of bench mark
2899 F 1981, 7.41 m (24.3 ft) north of the south end of a grass traffic island,
6.37 m (20.9 ft) west of the northbound lane of Elmar Drive, 6.1 m (20.0 ft)
east of the southbound lane of Elmar Drive, and 0.43 m (1.4 ft) south of a
witness post.  The bench mark is set 3 cm (0.1 ft) below ground level crimped to
the top of a stainless steel rod driven 9.1 m (30 ft) to refusal, encased in a
PVC pipe and concrete kickblock.  NOTE: Mark not found in 2002 by US Power
Squadron; area renovated in 2002.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8722899                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/03/2004
Name:       LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA                             
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 11.3' N (  26.18830)
USGS Quad:  POMPANO BEACH                   Longitude:  80°  5.6' W ( -80.09330)


                            T I D A L   D A T U M S 


Tidal datums at LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA based on:

     LENGTH OF SERIES:      1 YEAR
     TIME PERIOD:           February 1974 - January 1975
     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 (10/25/1973)         =  1.384
     MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER                     MHHW   =  0.873
     MEAN HIGH WATER                            MHW    =  0.836
     North American Vertical Datum              NAVD88 =  0.701
     MEAN SEA LEVEL                             MSL    =  0.446
     MEAN TIDE LEVEL                            MTL    =  0.443
     MEAN LOW WATER                             MLW    =  0.051
     MEAN LOWER LOW WATER                       MLLW   =  0.000
     LOWEST  OBSERVED WATER LEVEL (01/31/1975)         = -0.408

North American Vertical Datum (NAVD88)

Bench Mark Elevation Information                In METERS above:

     Stamping or Designation                    MLLW        MHW

     NO 1 1973                                   4.120    3.284
     R 311 1970                                  3.409    2.573
     NO 2 1973                                   3.351    2.515
     NO 3 1973                                   3.751    2.915
     2899 F 1981                                 3.802    2.966
     2899 G 1981                                 3.911    3.075


                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8722899                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/03/2004
Name:       LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA                             
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11466                           Latitude:   26° 11.3' N (  26.18830)
USGS Quad:  POMPANO BEACH                   Longitude:  80°  5.6' W ( -80.09330)


                             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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