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Bench Mark Sheet for 9759197, Bahia Salinas PR

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                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
Datums Page                                                        Page  1 of  5

                                                                                
Station ID: 9759197                         PUBLICATION DATE:  11/03/2011
Name:       BAHIA SALINAS                                     
            PR
NOAA Chart: 25671                           Latitude:   17° 57.1' N (  17.95144)
USGS Quad:  CABO ROJO, P.R.                 Longitude:  67° 11.8' W ( -67.19658)


To reach the bench marks from the intersection of PR-101 and PR-301 near the
towns of Boquer n and Betances, proceed south on PR-301 for 4.1 km (2.5 mi),
turn slightly right and continue west on PR-301 for 3.4 km (2.1 mi), turn left
and continue south on PR-301 for 1.4 km (0.9 mi), turn left and continue south
on PR-301 for 3.0 km (1.9 mi) to the entrance of the Bahia Salinas Resort on the
right.  The tide gauge is on the hotel dock and the bench marks are on the hotel
grounds and along PR-301 south of the hotel.


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


                 PRIMARY BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9197 A 2011
                         DESIGNATION:          975 9197 A

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        20062
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete monument                     OPUS PID#: BBCK19
LATITUDE:   17° 57.1' N (  17.95142)          LONGITUDE:  67° 11.8' W ( -67.19600)


The primary bench mark is set in the top of a concrete monument in the lawn near
the pool on the beach, 17.16 m (56.3 ft) SW of the stairs to the second floor of
the spa building, 10.48 m (34.4 ft) east of the corner of the Balahoos Bar and
Grill, 8.35 m (27.4 ft) west of the nearest corner of the pool steps, 7.78 m
(25.5 ft) NE of the top of the sand beach and 1.44 m (4.7 ft) SW of the concrete
pool patio.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
                                                                   Page  2 of  5

                                                                                
Station ID: 9759197                         PUBLICATION DATE:  11/03/2011
Name:       BAHIA SALINAS                                     
            PR
NOAA Chart: 25671                           Latitude:   17° 57.1' N (  17.95144)
USGS Quad:  CABO ROJO, P.R.                 Longitude:  67° 11.8' W ( -67.19658)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9197 B 2011
                         DESIGNATION:          975 9197 B

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        20063
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete stairs                       OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   17° 57.1' N (  17.95139)          LONGITUDE:  67° 11.7' W ( -67.19572)


The bench mark is set in the landing at the top of the concrete entrance ramp to
a two story hotel building, 10.39 m (34.1 ft) east of the corner of the pool,
5.74 m (18.8 ft) NW of the beginning of the ramp, 5.03 m (16.5 ft) south of the
men's restroom door in the spa building, 3.42 m (11.2 ft) WNW of the hotel room
100 door and 0.18 m (0.6 ft) SSE of the edge of the ramp.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9197 C 2011
                         DESIGNATION:          975 9197 C

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        20064
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete parking lot                  OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   17° 57.1' N (  17.95139)          LONGITUDE:  67° 11.7' W ( -67.19572)


The bench mark is set in the main parking lot for the Bahia Salinas resort,
39.10 m (128.3 ft) WNW of bench mark 975 9197 D, 20.17 m (66.2 ft) SW of the
east side of the entrance gate from the road to the parking lot, 7.82 m (25.7
ft) south of a garage, 2.19 m (7.2 ft) NW of an 8 x 8 wooden post supporting the
roof for the back entryway to the restaurant and 0.11 m (0.4 ft) NE of the edge
of the parking lot.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
                                                                   Page  3 of  5

                                                                                
Station ID: 9759197                         PUBLICATION DATE:  11/03/2011
Name:       BAHIA SALINAS                                     
            PR
NOAA Chart: 25671                           Latitude:   17° 57.1' N (  17.95144)
USGS Quad:  CABO ROJO, P.R.                 Longitude:  67° 11.8' W ( -67.19658)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9197 D 2011
                         DESIGNATION:          975 9197 D

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        20065
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete parking lot                  OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   17° 57.1' N (  17.95097)          LONGITUDE:  67° 11.7' W ( -67.19506)


The bench mark is set near the NE corner of the main parking lot for the Bahia
Salinas Resort, 39.10 m (128.3 ft) ESE of bench mark 975 9197 C, 29.76 m (97.6
ft) SSE of the east side of the entry gate from the road to the parking lot,
3.24 m (10.6 ft) NNW of the chain link fence between the adjoining property,
3.03 m (9.9 ft) WSW of the concrete utility drop box and 0.33 m (1.1 ft) WSW of
the concrete walled trash enclosure.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9197 E 2011
                         DESIGNATION:          975 9197 E

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        20066
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete foundation for gate          OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   17° 57.0' N (  17.95025)          LONGITUDE:  67° 11.7' W ( -67.19433)


The bench mark is set in a rolling entrance gate facing PR-301, 139.3 m (457.0
ft) SSE of the center of the entrance gate to the Bahia Salinas Resort, 28.87 m
(94.7 ft) south of power pole 4053 on the north side of PR-301, 9.14 m (30.0 ft)
west of a barbed wire fence marking the USFWS Refuge boundary, 4.15 m (13.6 ft)
west of the centerline of PR-301 and 4.05 m (13.3 ft) SSE of the end of the
cement block wall.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9759197                         PUBLICATION DATE:  11/03/2011
Name:       BAHIA SALINAS                                     
            PR
NOAA Chart: 25671                           Latitude:   17° 57.1' N (  17.95144)
USGS Quad:  CABO ROJO, P.R.                 Longitude:  67° 11.8' W ( -67.19658)


                            T I D A L   D A T U M S 


Tidal datums at BAHIA SALINAS based on:

     LENGTH OF SERIES:      3 MONTHS
     TIME PERIOD:           June 2011 - August 2011
     TIDAL EPOCH:           1983-2001
     CONTROL TIDE STATION:  9759110 MAGUEYES ISLAND, CARIBBEAN SEA


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

     MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER                     MHHW   =  0.200
     MEAN HIGH WATER                            MHW    =  0.193
     MEAN TIDE LEVEL                            MTL    =  0.099
     MEAN SEA LEVEL                             MSL    =  0.098
     MEAN LOW WATER                             MLW    =  0.004
     MEAN LOWER LOW WATER                       MLLW   =  0.000



Bench Mark Elevation Information                In METERS above:

     Stamping or Designation                    MLLW        MHW

     9197 A 2011                                 1.815    1.622
     9197 B 2011                                 2.179    1.986
     9197 C 2011                                 1.752    1.559
     9197 D 2011                                 1.882    1.689
     9197 E 2011                                 1.347    1.154


                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
                                                                   Page  5 of  5

                                                                                
Station ID: 9759197                         PUBLICATION DATE:  11/03/2011
Name:       BAHIA SALINAS                                     
            PR
NOAA Chart: 25671                           Latitude:   17° 57.1' N (  17.95144)
USGS Quad:  CABO ROJO, P.R.                 Longitude:  67° 11.8' W ( -67.19658)


                             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 (PRVD02).  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.

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 PRVD02 elevation is shown on the Elevations of Tidal Datums Table Referred
to MLLW only when two or more of the bench marks listed have PRVD02 elevations.
The PRVD02 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, PRVD02 bench mark elevations computed indirectly from the tidal
datums elevation table may differ slightly from PRVD02 elevations listed for
each bench mark in the NGS database.

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