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Bench Mark Sheet for 9751584, Fredericksted, St. Croix VI

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                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9751584                         PUBLICATION DATE:  11/03/2011
Name:       FREDERICKSTED, ST.  CROIX ISLAND                  
            VI
NOAA Chart: 25644                           Latitude:   17° 42.8' N (  17.71330)
USGS Quad:  FREDERICKSTED, VI               Longitude:  64° 53.0' W ( -64.88330)


To reach the bench mark by car from the Henry E. Rohlsen St. Croix airport,
proceed 2.9 km (1.8 mi) west on Centerline Road, turn right and proceed 0.4 km
(0.2 mi) north on Queen Cross Street, turn left and proceed 5.5 km (3.4 mi) west
on Route 66, turn right and proceed 1.0 km (0.6 mi) north on Route 661, continue
straight 1.4 km (0.9 mi) on Queen Mary Highway Route 70, turn left and proceed
0.3 km (0.2 mi) west on Fisher Street, turn right and proceed 0.6 km (0.4 mi)
north on Strand Street to the Ann E. Abramson marine facility pier in
Frederiksted.


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


                 PRIMARY BENCH MARK STAMPING:  1584 J 2011
                         DESIGNATION:          975 1584 J

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        20031
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete headwall                     OPUS PID#: BBCK16
LATITUDE:   17° 42.9' N (  17.71417)          LONGITUDE:  64° 53.1' W ( -64.88517)


The primary bench mark is a disk set in a concrete headwall over driven sheet
pile, 33.55 m (110.07 ft) west from the light pole on the north side of the
sheet pile pier and west of the vehicle gate, 23.77 m (78.0 ft) north from the
south side of the pier, 17.58 m (57.7 ft) SE from the first light pole on the
piling supported pier, 10.60 m (34.8 ft) ESE from the first metal bollard on the
south side of the piling supported pier, 5.93 m (19.4 ft) SSW from the SW corner
of the metal cover for an underground utility box, 5.44 m (17.8 ft) west from
the raised concrete bandstand, 0.62 m (2.0 ft) east from the west edge of the
sheet pile pier, and 0.44 m (1.4 ft) SE from a square concrete post supporting
the chain barrier around the edge of the pier.

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                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9751584                         PUBLICATION DATE:  11/03/2011
Name:       FREDERICKSTED, ST.  CROIX ISLAND                  
            VI
NOAA Chart: 25644                           Latitude:   17° 42.8' N (  17.71330)
USGS Quad:  FREDERICKSTED, VI               Longitude:  64° 53.0' W ( -64.88330)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  1584 K 2011
                         DESIGNATION:          975 1584 K

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        20033
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete stairs                       OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   17° 42.9' N (  17.71433)          LONGITUDE:  64° 53.1' W ( -64.88467)


The bench mark is a disk set in the second to top step in the stairs on the
north side of the sheet pile pier, 8.24 m (27.0 ft) north from the NE corner of
the building in between the western set of vehicle gates, 5.55 m (18.2 ft) south
from the north edge of the pier, 4.96 m (16.3 ft) NE from the center the
northerly gate of the western set of vehicle gates, 0.24 m (0.8 ft) west from
the east side of the stair, and 0.13 m (0.4 ft) north from the edge of the top
stair.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9751584                         PUBLICATION DATE:  11/03/2011
Name:       FREDERICKSTED, ST.  CROIX ISLAND                  
            VI
NOAA Chart: 25644                           Latitude:   17° 42.8' N (  17.71330)
USGS Quad:  FREDERICKSTED, VI               Longitude:  64° 53.0' W ( -64.88330)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  1584 L 2011
                         DESIGNATION:          975 1584 L

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        20034
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete foundation for crane         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   17° 42.9' N (  17.71447)          LONGITUDE:  64° 53.0' W ( -64.88400)


The bench mark is a disk set in a 3.00 m (9.8 ft) square concrete block
foundation for a historic crane at the NE corner of the pier, 31.19 m (102.3 ft)
SW from the SW corner of the Eliza James-McBean clock tower, 30.02 m (98.5 ft)
east from the first metal bollard on the north side of the pier, 2.20 m (7.2 ft)
west from the west edge of the concrete foundation for a 2.5 m (8.2 ft) tall
green electrical box, 0.89 m (2.9 ft) SE from the circular gear base of the
crane, 0.25 m (0.8 ft) west from the east edge of the concrete block, 0.25 m
(0.8 ft) north from the south edge of the block, and 0.9 m (2.9 ft) above the
surrounding pier.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  1584 M 2011
                         DESIGNATION:          975 1584 M

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        20035
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete plaza                        OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   17° 42.8' N (  17.71342)          LONGITUDE:  64° 53.0' W ( -64.88372)


The bench mark is a disk set in the NE corner of a concrete and shell plaza
along the waterfront south of the pier, 20.10 m (65.9 ft) west from the west
side of the street, 10.05 m (33.0 ft) north from the south side of the plaza,
6.60 m (21.6 ft) SW from a 3 m (9.8 ft) tall black light post, 0.52 m (1.7 ft)
west from west side of a concrete pillar at the end of the seawall, and 0.27 m
(0.9 ft) south from the north side of the plaza.

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                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9751584                         PUBLICATION DATE:  11/03/2011
Name:       FREDERICKSTED, ST.  CROIX ISLAND                  
            VI
NOAA Chart: 25644                           Latitude:   17° 42.8' N (  17.71330)
USGS Quad:  FREDERICKSTED, VI               Longitude:  64° 53.0' W ( -64.88330)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  1584 N 2011
                         DESIGNATION:          975 1584 N

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        20036
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete plaza                        OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   17° 42.7' N (  17.71197)          LONGITUDE:  64° 53.0' W ( -64.88358)


The bench mark is a disk set in the concrete base of the most southern of three
flagpoles in an armed forces memorial plaza, 10.00 m (32.8 ft) WNW from a 3 m
(9.8 ft) tall black light pole, 7.65 m (25.1 ft) south from the center flagpole,
1.91 m (6.3 ft) NE from the SW edge of the plaza, and 0.47 m (1.5 ft) from the
southern flagpole.

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                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9751584                         PUBLICATION DATE:  11/03/2011
Name:       FREDERICKSTED, ST.  CROIX ISLAND                  
            VI
NOAA Chart: 25644                           Latitude:   17° 42.8' N (  17.71330)
USGS Quad:  FREDERICKSTED, VI               Longitude:  64° 53.0' W ( -64.88330)


                            T I D A L   D A T U M S 


Tidal datums at FREDERICKSTED, ST.  CROIX ISLAND based on:

     LENGTH OF SERIES:      4 MONTHS
     TIME PERIOD:           May 2011 - August 2011
     TIDAL EPOCH:           1983-2001
     CONTROL TIDE STATION:  9751401 LIME TREE BAY, ST CROIX


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

     MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER                     MHHW   =  0.220
     MEAN HIGH WATER                            MHW    =  0.216
     MEAN TIDE LEVEL                            MTL    =  0.109
     MEAN SEA LEVEL                             MSL    =  0.103
     MEAN LOW WATER                             MLW    =  0.002
     MEAN LOWER LOW WATER                       MLLW   =  0.000



Bench Mark Elevation Information                In METERS above:

     Stamping or Designation                    MLLW        MHW

     1584 J 2011                                 2.522    2.306
     1584 K 2011                                 2.384    2.168
     1584 L 2011                                 2.766    2.550
     1584 M 2011                                 2.562    2.346
     1584 N 2011                                 2.428    2.212


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                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9751584                         PUBLICATION DATE:  11/03/2011
Name:       FREDERICKSTED, ST.  CROIX ISLAND                  
            VI
NOAA Chart: 25644                           Latitude:   17° 42.8' N (  17.71330)
USGS Quad:  FREDERICKSTED, VI               Longitude:  64° 53.0' W ( -64.88330)


                             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 any other fixed island datum.

This tide station location has a defined island datum (VIVD09).  Island datums
are specific fixed geodetic datums whose elevation relationship to local MSL
and other tidal datums may not be consistent from one location to another.

Virgin Islands Vertical Datum of 2009 (VIVD09) is a fixed datum derived from
a simultaneous, least squares, minimum constraint adjustment of leveling
observations.  Local mean sea level relative to the 1983-2001 National Tidal
Datum Epoch observed at tide stations 9751401 located at Lime Tree Bay,
St. Croix, 9751381 located at Lameshur Bay, St. John, and 9751639 located at
Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas was held fixed as the single initial constraint.
VIVD09 replaces all previous height system as the national standard geodetic
reference for heights in the Virgin Islands.  Bench mark elevations relative
to VIVD09 are available from NGS through the World Wide Web at 
National Geodetic Survey.

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 VIVD09 elevation is shown on the Elevations of Tidal Datums Table Referred
to MLLW only when two or more of the bench marks listed have VIVD09 elevations.
The VIVD09 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, VIVD09 bench mark elevations computed indirectly from the tidal
datums elevation table may differ slightly from VIVD09 elevations listed for
each bench mark in the NGS database.

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