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Bench Mark Sheet for 9436641, Nestucca Bay OR

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                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
Datums Page                                                        Page  1 of  7

                                                                                
Station ID: 9436641                         PUBLICATION DATE:  01/24/2018
Name:       NESTUCCA BAY, LITTLE NESTUCCA RIVER               
            OR
NOAA Chart: 18520                           Latitude:   45°  9.7' N (  45.16111)
USGS Quad:  NESTUCCA BAY                    Longitude: 123° 56.3' W (-123.93778)


From the intersection of Oregon highway 6 and US highway 101 in Tillamook,
travel south on us highway 101 for 26.0 mi (41.8 km) to the bridge over the
Little Nestucca River. Parking is available on an access road just west of the
bridge on the north side of the road. The bench marks are located on the bridge,
along us 101, and on Meda Loop Road at a boat launch. The tide gauge is located
at the end of the access road with the sensor being mounted on the south side of
the bridge near the center.


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


                 PRIMARY BENCH MARK STAMPING:  6641 B 2017
                         DESIGNATION:          943 6641 B

MONUMENTATION:           Flange-encased Rod                    VM#:        22388
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service                IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Stainless steel rod in sleeve         OPUS PID#: BBFR57
LATITUDE:   45°  9.7' N (  45.16086)          LONGITUDE: 123° 56.4' W (-123.94036)


The primary bench mark is a flange encased rod set NW of a gravel access road on
the west side of the bridge over the little Nestucca River, 23.47 m (77.0 ft)
NNW of the edge of pavement of US 101, 11.79 m (38.7 ft) west of a white sign
reading S.H.R.W, 10.08 m (33.1 ft) NW of a utility pole numbered 053203, 2.59 m
(8.5 ft) ENE of the center pole of three support fence posts, and 0.40 m (1.3
ft) SSE of a witness post. The datum point is set 5 cm (2 inches) below grade,
being the top of a stainless steel rod driven 12.8 m (42.0 ft) to refusal, in a
sleeve extending to a depth of 0.9 m (3.0 ft) and encased in a PVC pipe with
kick block containing magnetic material and NOS logo cap.

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                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9436641                         PUBLICATION DATE:  01/24/2018
Name:       NESTUCCA BAY, LITTLE NESTUCCA RIVER               
            OR
NOAA Chart: 18520                           Latitude:   45°  9.7' N (  45.16111)
USGS Quad:  NESTUCCA BAY                    Longitude: 123° 56.3' W (-123.93778)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  6641 A 2017
                         DESIGNATION:          943 6641 A

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        22389
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service                IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete steps                        OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  9.5' N (  45.15914)          LONGITUDE: 123° 56.1' W (-123.93494)


The bench mark is a disk set in the steps leading up to the restroom building
near the SE end of the boat launch parking area, 49.29 m (161.7 ft) SE of a
yellow painted fee pay box near the boat launch ramp, 30.09 m (98.7 ft) SW of a
large birch tree south of the boat launch ramp, 13.05 m (42.8 ft) SW of the NW
corner of the sidewalk, and 2.56 m (8.4 ft) west of the NW corner of the
restroom building.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9436641                         PUBLICATION DATE:  01/24/2018
Name:       NESTUCCA BAY, LITTLE NESTUCCA RIVER               
            OR
NOAA Chart: 18520                           Latitude:   45°  9.7' N (  45.16111)
USGS Quad:  NESTUCCA BAY                    Longitude: 123° 56.3' W (-123.93778)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  C 713 1987
                         DESIGNATION:          C 713

MONUMENTATION:           Vertical Control disk                 VM#:        22391
AGENCY:                  NGS                                   IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Bridge abutment                       OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  9.7' N (  45.16106)          LONGITUDE: 123° 56.3' W (-123.93864)


The bench mark is a disk set vertically on the north side of the west abutment
for the US 101 bridge over the little Nestucca River, 27.20 m (89.2 ft) WSW of
the bridge pier located in the river, 15.19 m (49.8 ft) SE of a utility pole
numbered 053201, 9.25 m (30.3 ft) SSE of the edge of pavement of the access
road, 1.82 m (6.0 ft) NNE of the west face of a the vertical wing wall in the
bridge, 0.90 m (3.0 ft) ENE of a bolt in the bridge abutment, 1.73 m (5.7 ft)
below the level of bridge deck and 0.43 above the surrounding grade.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9436641                         PUBLICATION DATE:  01/24/2018
Name:       NESTUCCA BAY, LITTLE NESTUCCA RIVER               
            OR
NOAA Chart: 18520                           Latitude:   45°  9.7' N (  45.16111)
USGS Quad:  NESTUCCA BAY                    Longitude: 123° 56.3' W (-123.93778)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  B 713 1987
                         DESIGNATION:          B 713

MONUMENTATION:           Vertical Control disk                 VM#:        22393
AGENCY:                  NGS                                   IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Retaining wall                        OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  9.7' N (  45.16156)          LONGITUDE: 123° 56.2' W (-123.93639)


The bench mark is a disk set in the retaining wall near the NE end of the US 101
bridge over the little Nestucca River, 23.88 m (78.3 ft) sloped distance SSE of
an 8 inch wooden post at the west end of a field access gate, 22.93 m (75.2 ft)
WSW of the beginning of the southbound traffic guard rail, 21.08 m (69.2 ft) SW
of a utility pole numbered 054202, and 6.35 m (20.8 ft) NNW of the centerline of
US 101.

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                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9436641                         PUBLICATION DATE:  01/24/2018
Name:       NESTUCCA BAY, LITTLE NESTUCCA RIVER               
            OR
NOAA Chart: 18520                           Latitude:   45°  9.7' N (  45.16111)
USGS Quad:  NESTUCCA BAY                    Longitude: 123° 56.3' W (-123.93778)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  Q 690 1982
                         DESIGNATION:          Q 690

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        22395
AGENCY:                  Oregon Department of Transportation   IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  End of parapit wall                   OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  9.7' N (  45.16147)          LONGITUDE: 123° 56.2' W (-123.93622)


The bench mark is a disk set in the east end of a bridge parapit wall on the SE
end of the US 101 bridge over the little Nestucca River, 23.60 m (77.4 ft) south
of a utility pole numbered 054202, 21.67 m (71.1 ft) WSW of the east end of a
guard rail, 19.27 m (63.2 ft) WSW of a divided traffic sign, 6.58 m (21.6 ft)
SSE of the centerline of US 101, 1.27 m (4.2 ft) WSW of the east end of the
parapit top, and 1.05 m (3.4 ft) above the grade of the road.

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                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9436641                         PUBLICATION DATE:  01/24/2018
Name:       NESTUCCA BAY, LITTLE NESTUCCA RIVER               
            OR
NOAA Chart: 18520                           Latitude:   45°  9.7' N (  45.16111)
USGS Quad:  NESTUCCA BAY                    Longitude: 123° 56.3' W (-123.93778)


                            T I D A L   D A T U M S 


Tidal datums at NESTUCCA BAY, LITTLE NESTUCCA RIVER based on:

     LENGTH OF SERIES:      3 MONTHS
     TIME PERIOD:           July 2017 - September 2017
     TIDAL EPOCH:           1983-2001
     CONTROL TIDE STATION:  9435380 SOUTH BEACH, YAQUINA RIVER


Elevations of tidal datums referred to Mean High Water (MHW), in METERS:

     MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER                     MHHW   =  0.213
     MEAN HIGH WATER                            MHW    =  0.000
     North American Vertical Datum              NAVD88 = -2.067

North American Vertical Datum (NAVD88)

Bench Mark Elevation Information                In METERS above:

     Stamping or Designation                                MHW

     6641 B 2017                                          0.019
     6641 A 2017                                          0.236
     C 713 1987                                           2.597
     B 713 1987                                           4.602
     Q 690 1982                                           5.520


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                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9436641                         PUBLICATION DATE:  01/24/2018
Name:       NESTUCCA BAY, LITTLE NESTUCCA RIVER               
            OR
NOAA Chart: 18520                           Latitude:   45°  9.7' N (  45.16111)
USGS Quad:  NESTUCCA BAY                    Longitude: 123° 56.3' W (-123.93778)


                             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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