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Bench Mark Sheet for 8729679, SANTA ROSA SOUND, EAST END FL

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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: 8729679                         PUBLICATION DATE:  04/29/2004
Name:       SANTA ROSA SOUND, EAST END                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11382                           Latitude:   30° 23.1' N (  30.38500)
USGS Quad:  NAVARRE                         Longitude:  86° 51.8' W ( -86.86330)


To reach the tidal bench marks from Navarre Beach Pier, proceed 0.5 km (0.3 mi)
north on State Road 399 to the southernmost bridge over Santa Rosa Sound.  The
bench marks are along State Road 399 and near Navarre Beach Pier.  The tide gage
and staff were located at the SW end of the southernmost bridge.


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


                 PRIMARY BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9678 A
                         DESIGNATION:          872 9678 A TIDAL

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:        10199
AGENCY:                  Florida Department of Transportation
                         (FLDT)                                IDB PID#:  BG3685
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete bridge railing               OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   30° 23.2' N (  30.38670)          LONGITUDE:  86° 51.7' W ( -86.86170)


The primary bench mark is a disk set in the top of the concrete bridge railing
at the SE corner of the southernmost bridge, 2.29 m (7.5 ft) south of the north
end of the railing, and 1 m (3 ft) above road level.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  2 1973
                         DESIGNATION:          872 9678 TIDAL 2

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        10198
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:  BG3684
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete manhole foundation           OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   30° 22.8' N (  30.38000)          LONGITUDE:  86° 52.0' W ( -86.86670)


The bench mark is a disk set in the top of the concrete sewer manhole
foundation, 66 m (215 ft) west of the centerline of the road to Navarre Beach
Fishing Pier, 14.33 m (47.0 ft) south of the centerline of State Road 399, 4.51
m (14.8 ft) WNW of a utility pole, 0.15 m (0.5 ft) south of the north edge of
the concrete foundation, and 1 m (3 ft) above ground level.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8729679                         PUBLICATION DATE:  04/29/2004
Name:       SANTA ROSA SOUND, EAST END                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11382                           Latitude:   30° 23.1' N (  30.38500)
USGS Quad:  NAVARRE                         Longitude:  86° 51.8' W ( -86.86330)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9678 B
                         DESIGNATION:          872 9678 B TIDAL

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:        10200
AGENCY:                  Florida Department of Transportation
                         (FLDT)                                IDB PID#:  BG3686
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete bridge railing               OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   30° 23.3' N (  30.38830)          LONGITUDE:  86° 51.8' W ( -86.86330)


The bench mark is a disk set in the top of the concrete bridge railing at the NW
corner of the southernmost bridge, 2.29 m (7.5 ft) south of the north end of the
railing, and 0.91 m (3.0 ft) above road level.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9678 K 1977
                         DESIGNATION:          872 9678 K TIDAL

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        10201
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:  BG3464
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Galvanized steel rod                  OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   30° 22.9' N (  30.38170)          LONGITUDE:  86° 51.9' W ( -86.86500)


The bench mark is a disk located at Navarre Beach Pier, 10.39 m (34.1 ft) south
of the centerline of State Road 399, 8.53 m (28.0 ft) east of the centerline of
the pier entrance road, 1.22 m (4.0 ft) east of a powerline anchor pole, and
0.49 m (1.6 ft) north of a witness post.  The bench mark is crimped to the top
of a galvanized steel rod driven 17.1 m (56 ft) to refusal, and encased in a
pipe projecting 0.09 m (0.3 ft) above ground level.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8729679                         PUBLICATION DATE:  04/29/2004
Name:       SANTA ROSA SOUND, EAST END                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11382                           Latitude:   30° 23.1' N (  30.38500)
USGS Quad:  NAVARRE                         Longitude:  86° 51.8' W ( -86.86330)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9679 D
                         DESIGNATION:          872 9679 D

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        10202
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete platform                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   30° 23.1' N (  30.38500)          LONGITUDE:  86° 51.8' W ( -86.86330)


The bench mark is a disk set flush in the SW corner of a concrete picnic
platform located at the first of five picnic platforms from a parking lot west
of State Road 399, 0.6 km (0.4 mi) south of the bridge over Santa Rosa Sound,
23.50 m (77.1 ft) north of the north end of the parking lot, 0.06 m (0.2 ft)
east of the west side of the platform, and 0.06 m (0.2 ft) north of the south
side of the platform.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9679 E
                         DESIGNATION:          872 9679 E

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        10203
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete platform                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   30° 23.1' N (  30.38500)          LONGITUDE:  86° 51.8' W ( -86.86330)


The bench mark is a disk set flush in the SE corner of a concrete gas platform
on the Tom Thumb Quik Mart property, 0.8 km (0.5 mi) south of the bridge over
Santa Rosa Sound, 32 m (105 ft) NNE of the east face of a sewer manhole, 20.60 m
(67.6 ft) west of the centerline of State Road 399, 20.21 m (66.3 ft) north of
the north face of a sewer manhole, and 0.27 m (0.9 ft) south of the south face
of the gas platform.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8729679                         PUBLICATION DATE:  04/29/2004
Name:       SANTA ROSA SOUND, EAST END                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11382                           Latitude:   30° 23.1' N (  30.38500)
USGS Quad:  NAVARRE                         Longitude:  86° 51.8' W ( -86.86330)


                            T I D A L   D A T U M S 


Tidal datums at SANTA ROSA SOUND, EAST END based on:

     LENGTH OF SERIES:      6 MONTHS
     TIME PERIOD:           November 1985 - April 1986
     TIDAL EPOCH:           1983-2001
     CONTROL TIDE STATION:  8729840 PENSACOLA, PENSACOLA BAY


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

     MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER                     MHHW   =  0.422
     MEAN HIGH WATER                            MHW    =  0.401
     MEAN SEA LEVEL                             MSL    =  0.206
     MEAN TIDE LEVEL                            MTL    =  0.204
     North American Vertical Datum              NAVD88 =  0.118
     MEAN LOW WATER                             MLW    =  0.008
     MEAN LOWER LOW WATER                       MLLW   =  0.000

North American Vertical Datum (NAVD88)

Bench Mark Elevation Information                In METERS above:

     Stamping or Designation                    MLLW        MHW

     9678 A                                      5.074    4.673
     2 1973                                      2.082    1.681
     9678 B                                      5.059    4.658
     9678 K 1977                                 1.663    1.262
     9679 D                                      1.334    0.933
     9679 E                                      2.301    1.900


                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8729679                         PUBLICATION DATE:  04/29/2004
Name:       SANTA ROSA SOUND, EAST END                        
            FL
NOAA Chart: 11382                           Latitude:   30° 23.1' N (  30.38500)
USGS Quad:  NAVARRE                         Longitude:  86° 51.8' W ( -86.86330)


                             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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