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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


To reach the tidal bench marks from the Post Office at Second Avenue and C
Street in Cedar Key, proceed SE on C Street for 0.03 km (0.2 mi) to Levy County
Pier.  The bench marks are in the area between the Fish House and G Street going
east/west and between Whiddon Street and the county pier going north/south.  The
tide gauge is located at the end of the Cedar Key Fishing Pier.


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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


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                 PRIMARY BENCH MARK STAMPING:  PARK 1989
                         DESIGNATION:          PARK

MONUMENTATION:           Flange-encased Rod                    VM#:        16508
AGENCY:                  National Geodetic Survey (NGS)        IDB PID#:  AR1851
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Stainless steel rod in sleeve         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.3' N (  29.13753)          LONGITUDE:  83°  1.8' W ( -83.02964)


The bench mark is a flanged-encased rod located, 28.90 m (94.82 ft) SSW of a
utility pole with light and transformer in the NW angle of the junction of
Second Street and Depot Street, 21.34 m (70.01 ft) WSW of the W edge of a
sidewalk, 18.96 m (62.20 ft) E of a palm tree, 18.90 m (62.01 ft) NNW of the NE
corner of a picnic shelter, 12.22 m (40.09 ft) WNW of the NW corner of the
restrooms building, and 10.45 m (34.28 ft) SSE of the S curb of Second Street. 
The datum point is 9 cm (0.3 ft) below ground level, being the top of a
stainless steel rod driven 20.8 m (68.2 ft) to refusal, and encased inside a
sleeve extending 0.91 m (2.99 ft) and encased in a NGS logo cap.

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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  8
                         DESIGNATION:          TIDAL STA 3-60 TIDAL 8
                         ALIAS:                8 1910

MONUMENTATION:           Triangulation Station disk            VM#:          751
AGENCY:                  US Coast and Geodetic Survey
                         (USC&GS)                              IDB PID#:  AR1204
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete post                         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.2' N (  29.13694)          LONGITUDE:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03197)


The primary bench mark is a disk set in the top of a concrete-filled terra cotta
pipe, about one-half block NW along C Street from its intersection with Second
Street, 16.31 m (53.51 ft) NE of the center line of C Street, 6.83 m (22.41 ft)
NW of the north corner of the SW portion of a large apartment building, 1.07 m
(3.51 ft) SW of the SW edge of a concrete wall which is 0.61 m (2.00 ft) high,
0.30 m (0.98 ft) below the level of the street, and 0.06 m (0.20 ft) below
ground level.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  17 1923
                         DESIGNATION:          872 7520 TIDAL 17

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:          753
AGENCY:                  US Coast and Geodetic Survey
                         (USC&GS)                              IDB PID#:  AR1203
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Building wall                         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.2' N (  29.13708)          LONGITUDE:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03114)


The bench mark is a disk set vertically in the SW face of the S corner of Island
Hotel (a two-storied yellow stucco building) at the N corner of B and Second
Streets, 5.00 m (16.40 ft) NW of the NW curb of Second  Street, 0.76 m (2.49 ft)
NW of the S corner of the building, and 1.22 m (4.00 ft) above the level of the
street.

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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  18 1923
                         DESIGNATION:          872 7520 TIDAL 18

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:          754
AGENCY:                  US Coast and Geodetic Survey
                         (USC&GS)                              IDB PID#:  AR1211
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Sidewalk                              OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.2' N (  29.13633)          LONGITUDE:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03233)


The bench mark is a disk set on top of an old sidewalk which is partly covered
with dirt, 9.30 m (30.51 ft) SW of the centerline of C Street, 3.02 m (9.91 ft)
SE of the SE curb of Second Street, 4.00 m (13.12 ft) N of the N corner of a
small white house, about level with the street and 0.06 m (0.20 ft) underground.

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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  D 280
                         DESIGNATION:          D 280

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:          756
AGENCY:                  Florida Department of Transportation
                         (FLDT)                                IDB PID#:  AR1210
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Bridge curb                           OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.1' N (  29.13528)          LONGITUDE:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03169)


The bench mark is a disk set on the top of the concrete guard rail base along
the SW side of the C Street bridge near the city pier, directly over the SW end
of the NW one of two piers, 30.54 m (100.20 ft) SE of the NW end of the bridge,
0.18 m ( 0.59 ft) SW of the SW bridge curb, and 0.3 m (0.98 ft) above the bridge
floor.

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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  D 290
                         DESIGNATION:          D 290

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:          757
AGENCY:                  Florida State Road Department (FLSRD) IDB PID#:  AR1665
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete seawall                      OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.2' N (  29.13592)          LONGITUDE:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03131)


The bench mark is a disk located along First Street, between B Street and C
Street, 27.1 m (89.9 ft) S of the centerline of First Street, and 0.15 m (0.49
ft) E of the W end of the seawall along the N side of a tidal basin.

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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  TANK 1933
                         DESIGNATION:          TANK

MONUMENTATION:           Triangulation Station disk            VM#:          758
AGENCY:                  US Coast and Geodetic Survey
                         (USC&GS)                              IDB PID#:  AR1218
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete post                         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.3' N (  29.13903)          LONGITUDE:  83°  2.3' W ( -83.03856)


The bench mark is a disk set in the top of a concrete post under the NW edge of
the city water tank, 12.65 m (41.50 ft) SW of the SW curb of G street, 5.00 m
(16.40 ft) NNW of the pipe in the center of the tank, 4.00 m (13.12 ft) S of the
SW corner of the concrete base for the N leg of the water tank, 0.67 m (2.20 ft)
W of a metal witness post, 1.22 m (4.00 ft) above the level of the street, and
0.03 m (0.10 ft) above ground level.

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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  TANK NO 3 1933
                         DESIGNATION:          TANK RM 3

MONUMENTATION:           Reference Mark disk                   VM#:          759
AGENCY:                  US Coast and Geodetic Survey
                         (USC&GS)                              IDB PID#:  AR1219
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete post                         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.3' N (  29.13908)          LONGITUDE:  83°  2.3' W ( -83.03861)


The bench mark is a disk set in the top of a concrete post at the city water
tank, 12.80 m (41.99 ft) SW of the SW curb of G street, 8.69 m (28.51 ft) N of
the NW corner of the concrete base of the W leg of the water tower, 1.22 m (4.00
ft) above the level of the street, and 0.06 m (0.20 ft) above ground level.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  7520 K 1978
                         DESIGNATION:          872 7520 K TIDAL

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:          760
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:  AR1666
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Stainless steel rod                   OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.2' N (  29.13608)          LONGITUDE:  83°  2.1' W ( -83.03506)


The bench mark is a disk set 40.00 m (131.23 ft) W of the centerline of E
Street, 5.76 m (18.90 ft) NNW of the NW corner of the Southern bell telephone
company building, 5.03 m (16.50 ft) SW of a manhole cover, and 1.49 m (4.89 ft)
S of the N end of a retaining wall.  The bench mark is 5 cm above ground level,
crimped to a stainless steel rod driven 11.00 m (36.09 ft) to refusal (NO PVC
kickblock).

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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:   
                         DESIGNATION:          FDNR 1
                         ALIAS:                FDNR 1

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        18252
AGENCY:                  FDNR                                  IDB PID:         
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Bridge Curbing                        OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.1' N (  29.13444)          LONGITUDE:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03094)


The bench mark is a disk set on the top of the concrete gurad rail base along
the south side of Dock Street near the foot of the city pier, 32.90 m (107.94
ft) east of the western handrail of the bridge on C Street, 21.80 m (71.52 ft)
SE of the end of the cone handrail of the southern sidewalk at the western end
of Dock Street, 9.00 m (29.53 ft) NE of the end of cone handrail at the edge of
exit pier, 6.10 m (20.01 ft) SE of the center line of Dock Street, 0.80 m (2.62
ft) NW of the handrail and seawall.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  7520 L 2010
                         DESIGNATION:          872 7520 L

MONUMENTATION:           Flange-encased Rod                    VM#:        19824
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey/Service (NOS)   IDB PID:         
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Stainless steel rod in sleeve         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.2' N (  29.13639)          LONGITUDE:  83°  1.8' W ( -83.03025)


The bench mark is a flange encased rod, 135 FT WNW of the West edge of the small
craft public boat ramp, 112.5 FT (34.3 M) from the flag pole near the small
craft public boat ramp, 104 FT (31.7 M) SE of the SE side of the telephone pole
number 540, 79 FT SW of the center line of First Street, 10 FT (3.0 M) NW of the
NW side of the sea wall.  The datum point is set 6 inches below ground level, on
a stainless steel rod driven 24.7 M to refusal, and encased in a 5-inch (13 cm)
National Geodetic Survey Logo Cap.

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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  7250 M 2017
                         DESIGNATION:          872 7520 M

MONUMENTATION:           Flange-encased Rod                    VM#:        22207
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey/Service (NOS)   IDB PID:         
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Stainless steel rod in sleeve         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.3' N (  29.13886)          LONGITUDE:  83°  2.3' W ( -83.03847)


The bench mark is a stainless steel rod driven 22.4 m (73.5 ft) to refusal set
in a 14 cm (6 inch) PVC pipe with a concrete kick block, located 16.1 m (4.9 ft)
WSW of the centerline of G St, 7.16 m (2.2 ft) ENE of a fire hydrant,  6.6 m
(2.0 ft) SSE of the most NE leg of the water tower, 6.6 m (2.0 ft) NNW of the
center of Eighth St, 1.8 m (0.5 ft) SSE of the chain link fence.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  7520 N 2017
                         DESIGNATION:          872 7520 N

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        22208
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey/Service (NOS)   IDB PID:         
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete pier                         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13381)          LONGITUDE:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


The bench mark is a surface disc set flush into the concrete fishing pier
located 10.83 m (3.3 ft) north of the southern most hand rail on the concrete
fishing pier, 9.71 m (3.0 ft) west of the eastern metal hand rail on the
concrete fishing pier, 7.62 m (2.3 ft) south of a light pole surrounded by four
benches near the center of the fishing pier, 2.65 m (0.8 ft) east of the western
metal hand rail on the fishing pier.

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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


                            T I D A L   D A T U M S 


Tidal datums at CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO based on:

     LENGTH OF SERIES:      16 YEARS
     TIME PERIOD:           1/1983-12/1987 ; 1/1989-12/1994 ; 1/1997-12/2001
     TIDAL EPOCH:           1983-2001
     CONTROL TIDE STATION:  8726520 ST. PETERSBURG, TAMPA BAY


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

     HIGHEST OBSERVED WATER LEVEL (09/02/2016)         =  2.981
     MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER                     MHHW   =  1.158
     MEAN HIGH WATER                            MHW    =  1.055
     North American Vertical Datum              NAVD88 =  0.687
     MEAN TIDE LEVEL                            MTL    =  0.624
     MEAN SEA LEVEL                             MSL    =  0.621
     MEAN LOW WATER                             MLW    =  0.193
     MEAN LOWER LOW WATER                       MLLW   =  0.000
     LOWEST  OBSERVED WATER LEVEL (09/18/1947)         = -1.282

North American Vertical Datum (NAVD88)

Bench Mark Elevation Information                In METERS above:

     Stamping or Designation                    MLLW        MHW

     PARK 1989                                   2.445    1.390
     8                                           1.797    0.742
     17 1923                                     4.994    3.939
     18 1923                                     2.219    1.164
     D 280                                       4.110    3.055
     D 290                                       2.060    1.005
     TANK 1933                                   7.644    6.589
     TANK NO 3 1933                              7.437    6.382
     7520 K 1978                                 7.033    5.978
     FDNR 1                                      3.089    2.034
     7520 L 2010                                 2.039    0.984
     7250 M 2017                                 7.810    6.755
     7520 N 2017                                 4.625    3.570


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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


Foot Notes:

Bench marks 7250 M 2017 and 7520 N 2017 are based on one differential leveling
connection and do not meet the quality control standards of the NOS. Therefore,
caution should be used when deriving elevations for these marks.

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Station ID: 8727520                         PUBLICATION DATE:  09/12/2017
Name:       CEDAR KEY, GULF OF MEXICO                         
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11408                           Latitude:   29°  8.0' N (  29.13361)
USGS Quad:  CEDAR KEY                       Longitude:  83°  1.9' W ( -83.03089)


                             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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