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Bench Mark Sheet for 8675761, Daymark #185, Rockdedundy River Entrance GA

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                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8675761                         PUBLICATION DATE:  07/25/2012
Name:       DAYMARK #185, ROCKDEDUNDY R ENT                   
            GA
NOAA Chart: 11510                           Latitude:   31° 22.4' N (  31.37386)
USGS Quad:  ALTAMAHA SOUND                  Longitude:  81° 20.0' W ( -81.33394)


From the boat ramp at Skippers Fish Camp located on the NW side of the HWY.
17/25 bridge over the Darien River proceed 14.2 km (8.82 mi) east on the Darien
River to the ICW at Daymark #184, proceed 1.1 km (6.8 mi) south to Daymark #185.
The benchmarks are onshore just east of Daymark #185. The tide gauge is on the
Daymark #185.


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


                 PRIMARY BENCH MARK STAMPING:  5761 A 1980
                         DESIGNATION:          867 5761 A 1980

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:         4896
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Unspecified deep rod                  OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   31° 22.4' N (  31.37375)          LONGITUDE:  81° 20.0' W ( -81.33347)


The primary bench mark is located from the boat ramp at Skippers Fish Camp
located on the northwest side of the highway 17/25 bridge over the Darien River
proceed 14.2 km (8.8 mi) east on the Darien river to the ICWW at Daymark Number
184, proceed 1.1 km (0.7 mi) south to Daymark Number 185, 47.5 m (155.8 ft)
southeast of NOAA/NOS tide station 867 5761, 23.8 m (78.1 ft) southwest of bench
mark USACE, 8.1 m (26.6 ft) east of shoreline.  The datum point is a disk set
0.3 m (1.0 ft) above ground, crimped to a stainless steel rod driven to refusal
and encased in a 4-inch PVC pipe.  

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

                                                                                
Station ID: 8675761                         PUBLICATION DATE:  07/25/2012
Name:       DAYMARK #185, ROCKDEDUNDY R ENT                   
            GA
NOAA Chart: 11510                           Latitude:   31° 22.4' N (  31.37386)
USGS Quad:  ALTAMAHA SOUND                  Longitude:  81° 20.0' W ( -81.33394)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  2
                         DESIGNATION:          867 5761 2

MONUMENTATION:           Rivet                                 VM#:         4894
AGENCY:                  Corps of Engineers                    IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete monument                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   31° 22.4' N (  31.37392)          LONGITUDE:  81° 20.0' W ( -81.33303)


The bench mark is a monel rivet located from the boat ramp at Skippers Fish Camp
located on the northwest side of the highway 17/25 bridge over the Darien River
proceed 14.2 km (8.8 mi) east on the Darien River to the ICWW at Daymark Number
184, proceed 1.1 km (0.7 mi) south to Daymark Number 185, 60.8 m (199.5 ft) east
of NOAA/NOS tide station 867 5761, 19.2 m (63.0 ft) northeast of bench mark
USACE 1, 15.2 m (49.9 ft) southwest of bench mark MONEL RIVET no stamping.  The
bench mark is a MONEL RIVET set on top of a concrete monument 0.6 m (2.0 ft)
above ground.  



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  NO 1 1949
                         DESIGNATION:          867 5761 TIDAL 1

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:         4895
AGENCY:                  Corps of Engineers                    IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete monument                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   31° 22.4' N (  31.37392)          LONGITUDE:  81° 20.0' W ( -81.33325)


The bench mark is located from the boat ramp at Skippers Fish Camp located on
the northwest side of the highway 17/25 bridge over the Darien River proceed
14.2 km (8.8 mi) east on the Darien River to the ICWW at Daymark Number 184,
proceed 1.1 km (0.7 mi) south to Daymark Number 185, 54.5 m (178.8 ft) east of
NOAA/NOS tide station 867 5761, 23.8 m (78.1 ft) northeast of bench mark 5761 A,
19.2 m (63.0 ft) southwest of bench mark MONEL RIVET 2, 10.7 m (35.1 ft) east of
shoreline.  The bench mark is a disk set on top of a concrete monument 0.3 m
(1.0 ft) above the ground.  

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8675761                         PUBLICATION DATE:  07/25/2012
Name:       DAYMARK #185, ROCKDEDUNDY R ENT                   
            GA
NOAA Chart: 11510                           Latitude:   31° 22.4' N (  31.37386)
USGS Quad:  ALTAMAHA SOUND                  Longitude:  81° 20.0' W ( -81.33394)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  5761 B 1980
                         DESIGNATION:          867 5761 B 1980

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:         4897
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Unspecified deep rod                  OPUS PID#: BBCR74
LATITUDE:   31° 22.4' N (  31.37331)          LONGITUDE:  81° 20.1' W ( -81.33500)


The bench mark is a disk located from the boat ramp at Skippers Fish Camp 
located on the northwest side of the highway 17/25 bridge over the Darien River
proceed 14.2 km (8.8 mi) east on the Darien River to the ICWW at Daymark Number
184, proceed 1.1 km (0.7 mi) south to Daymark Number 185, 19.2 m (63.0 ft)
east-northeast of bench mark MONEL RIVET no stamping, 1.5 m (4.9 ft) north of
the west edge of a Cedar hammock.  The bench mark is set 0.3 m (1.0 ft) above
ground, crimped to a stainless steel rod driven to refusal and encased in a
4-inch PVC pipe.  



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:   
                         DESIGNATION:          867 5761 NO STAMPING

MONUMENTATION:           Rivet                                 VM#:         4898
AGENCY:                  Corps of Engineers                    IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete monument                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   31° 22.4' N (  31.37392)          LONGITUDE:  81° 20.0' W ( -81.33283)


The bench mark is a MONEL RIVET located from the boat ramp at Skippers Fish Camp
located on the northwest side of the highway 17/25 bridge over the Darien River
proceed 14.2 km (8.8 mi) east on the Darien River to the ICWW at Daymark Number
184, proceed 1.1 km (0.7 mi) south to Daymark number 185, 19.2 m (63.0 ft)
west-southwest of bench mark 5761 B, 15.2 m (49.9 ft) east-northeast of bench
mark MONEL RIVET 2, 13.7 m (44.9 ft) west of the west edge of a Cedar hammock. 
The bench mark is a MONEL RIVET set on top of a concrete monument 0.6 m (2.0 ft)
above ground.  

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 8675761                         PUBLICATION DATE:  07/25/2012
Name:       DAYMARK #185, ROCKDEDUNDY R ENT                   
            GA
NOAA Chart: 11510                           Latitude:   31° 22.4' N (  31.37386)
USGS Quad:  ALTAMAHA SOUND                  Longitude:  81° 20.0' W ( -81.33394)


                            T I D A L   D A T U M S 


Tidal datums at DAYMARK #185, ROCKDEDUNDY R ENT based on:

     LENGTH OF SERIES:      3 MONTHS
     TIME PERIOD:           February 2012 - April 2012
     TIDAL EPOCH:           1983-2001
     CONTROL TIDE STATION:  8670870 FORT PULASKI, SAVANNAH RIVER


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

     MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER                     MHHW   =  2.291
     MEAN HIGH WATER                            MHW    =  2.179
     MEAN SEA LEVEL                             MSL    =  1.170
     MEAN TIDE LEVEL                            MTL    =  1.123
     MEAN LOW WATER                             MLW    =  0.066
     MEAN LOWER LOW WATER                       MLLW   =  0.000

North American Vertical Datum (NAVD88)

Bench Mark Elevation Information                In METERS above:

     Stamping or Designation                    MLLW        MHW

     5761 A 1980                                 2.252    0.073
     2                                           2.587    0.408
     NO 1 1949                                   2.208    0.029
     5761 B 1980                                 2.681    0.502
     867 5761 NO STAMPING                        2.768    0.589


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Station ID: 8675761                         PUBLICATION DATE:  07/25/2012
Name:       DAYMARK #185, ROCKDEDUNDY R ENT                   
            GA
NOAA Chart: 11510                           Latitude:   31° 22.4' N (  31.37386)
USGS Quad:  ALTAMAHA SOUND                  Longitude:  81° 20.0' W ( -81.33394)


                             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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