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Station ID: 9087088                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/11/2017
Name:       MENOMINEE, LAKE MICHIGAN                          
            MI
NOAA Chart:                                 Latitude:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)
USGS Quad:                                  Longitude:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.58994)


TO REACH THE NOS GAUGING STATION, IN MENOMINEE, MENOMINEE COUNTY MICHIGAN, FROM
THE 1ST STREET BRIDGE OVER THE MENOMINEE RIVER PROCEED NORTH ALONG 1ST STREET
FOR 0.2 MILE (0.3 KM) TO HARBOR DRIVE, TURN RIGHT, EAST ON HARBOR DRIVE TO IT'S
ENDING AS A PARKING/BOAT LAUNCH. PROCEED EAST ON WALKWAY TOWARD THE BREAK WALL.
THE STATION IS AT THE END OF WALKWAY, BEING A NEW RED BRICK BUILDING SURROUNDED
BY A BLACK IRON FENCE.


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                 PRIMARY BENCH MARK STAMPING:  908 7088 D 2005
                         DESIGNATION:          908 7088 D

MONUMENTATION:           Metal Rod                             VM#:        18345
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service                IDB PID#:  DI7587
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:                                        OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09639)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.5' W ( -87.59153)


The bench mark is a stainless steel rod 38.60 meters (126.64 ft) SW of light
pole number 99RR67, 33.56 meters (110.10 ft) NW of the NW corner of green power
box next to boat ramp, 21.59 meters (70.83 ft) SE of the SE corner of a public
restroom, 13.28 meters (43.57 ft) N of light pole number 99qq67, protected by
PVC sleeve with aluminum access lid, marked with witness post.

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Station ID: 9087088                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/11/2017
Name:       MENOMINEE, LAKE MICHIGAN                          
            MI
NOAA Chart:                                 Latitude:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)
USGS Quad:                                  Longitude:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.58994)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  MARATHON CBF 1959
                         DESIGNATION:          908 7088 MARATHON

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:        18342
AGENCY:                  Army Corps of Engineers               IDB PID#:  QL0345
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Foundation                            OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.9' N (  45.09881)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.8' W ( -87.59708)


The bench mark is a survey disk set vertically in the W face and at the NW
corner of the old one story brick building 3.96 m (12.99 ft) ESE of the
centerline of the double metal doors, 1.83 m (6.00 ft) S of the original NW
corner of the building and approx 1.31 m (4.30 ft) above the ground. Mark is
accessed from street thru 1 of 2 sets of double gates to railroad tracks.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  35 A 63
                         DESIGNATION:          35-A

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:        18343
AGENCY:                  Army Corps of Engineers               IDB PID#:  DI7590
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete retaining wall               OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09592)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.59006)


The bench mark is a disk set in the top of the W end of the massive concrete
break wall on the N side of the river, 18.87 ft (5.75 m) E of the W end of the
break wall, 12.44 ft (3.79 m) SE of the NW corner of the break wall, 12.40 ft
(3.78 m) S of the N edge of the wall, 9.60 ft (2.93 m) N of the S edge of the
wall.

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Station ID: 9087088                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/11/2017
Name:       MENOMINEE, LAKE MICHIGAN                          
            MI
NOAA Chart:                                 Latitude:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)
USGS Quad:                                  Longitude:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.58994)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  73-28 1973
                         DESIGNATION:          73-28

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:        18344
AGENCY:                  Army Corps of Engineers               IDB PID#:  DI7589
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete breakwall                    OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.59000)


The bench mark is a disk set in the top of the W end of the massive concrete
break wall on the N side of the river.  7.13 m (23.39 ft) SE of the NW corner of
the break wall, 5.94 m (19.49 ft) NE of the SW corner of the break wall, 5.78 m
(18.96 ft) E of the W end of the break wall, 4.69 m (15.39 ft) S of the N edge
of the wall, 3.18 m (10.43 ft) W of the NW corner of the NOAA gauge house frame,
1.71 m (5.61 ft) N of the S edge of the wall.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:   
                         DESIGNATION:          908 7088 WALL

MONUMENTATION:           Chiseled Square                       VM#:        18346
AGENCY:                                                        IDB PID#:  QL0349
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Block wall                            OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09725)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.7' W ( -87.59431)


The BM is a chiseled square located approximately 67 yards E of the centerline
of 1st street. At the SE corner of the most E one of the buildings, 19.93 m
(65.39 ft) N of the centerline of the company access rd bordering a coal pit,
15.94 m (52.30 ft) S of the SE corner of an aluminum sided bldg connected to the
easternmost face of brick bldg to which the 4'5" tall concrete wall is attached
where BM is located, 1.37 m (4.49 ft) above the ground.

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Station ID: 9087088                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/11/2017
Name:       MENOMINEE, LAKE MICHIGAN                          
            MI
NOAA Chart:                                 Latitude:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)
USGS Quad:                                  Longitude:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.58994)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:   
                         DESIGNATION:          908 7088 PILE

MONUMENTATION:           Chiseled Square                       VM#:        18347
AGENCY:                                                        IDB PID#:  DI7586
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Sheet pile wall                       OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09686)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.8' W ( -87.59672)


The bench mark is a chiseled sqaure on the property of the Menominee Paper
Company, 15.10 m (49.54 ft) SW of the S face of warehouse used for shipping,
13.1 m (43.0 ft) from utility pole no.  99-BB64, 9.54 m (31.30 ft) W of the SW
corner of a pump house, 0.85 m (2.79 ft) E of the W end of the sheet pile wall.

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Station ID: 9087088                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/11/2017
Name:       MENOMINEE, LAKE MICHIGAN                          
            MI
NOAA Chart:                                 Latitude:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)
USGS Quad:                                  Longitude:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.58994)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:   
                         DESIGNATION:          TURNING POINT 1

MONUMENTATION:           See descriptive text                  VM#:        18348
AGENCY:                                                        IDB PID#:  QL0347
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Bridge abutment                       OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09703)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.9' W ( -87.59806)


The bench mark is a 1/4 inch pointed metal rod set in the top step at the E
corner of the N bridge abutment 17.25 m (56.59 ft) NE of the eastern most light
pole on the S side of bridge, N bound land of traffic, 15.5 m (50.9 ft) E and
across the street from BM T 208, 7.47 m (24.51 ft) E of the centerline of 1st
Street, 1.10 m (3.61 ft) W of the E edge of the top step.

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Station ID: 9087088                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/11/2017
Name:       MENOMINEE, LAKE MICHIGAN                          
            MI
NOAA Chart:                                 Latitude:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)
USGS Quad:                                  Longitude:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.58994)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  T 208 1972
                         DESIGNATION:          T 208

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        18349
AGENCY:                  US Coast and Geodetic Survey          IDB PID#:  QL0346
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Bridge abutment                       OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09692)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.9' W ( -87.59822)


The bench mark is a disk 26.50 ft (8.08 m) W of the centerline of 1st St, 1.0 ft
(0.3 m) W of the W edge of the top step, in the top of the center one of three
steps at the W corner of the N bridge abutment, 2.0 ft (0.6 m) below the level
of the N bridge abutment.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  73-32 1973
                         DESIGNATION:          73-32

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:        18350
AGENCY:                  Army Corps of Engineers               IDB PID#:  DI7591
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Massive concrete breakwall            OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09697)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.2' W ( -87.58681)


The bench mark is a survey disk approx 160.6 m (527.0 ft) E along concrete
capped break wall from a large red steel tower in center of break wall, 7.19 m
(23.59 ft) S of the N face of the concrete pier, 3.23 m (10.60 ft) NNE of a
steel ladder on the S face of the concrete pier, 1.39 m (4.56 ft) N of the S
face of concrete sheet pile wall.

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Station ID: 9087088                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/11/2017
Name:       MENOMINEE, LAKE MICHIGAN                          
            MI
NOAA Chart:                                 Latitude:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)
USGS Quad:                                  Longitude:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.58994)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  73 30 1973
                         DESIGNATION:          73 30

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:        18719
AGENCY:                  Army Corps of Engineers               IDB PID#:  DI7594
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concreter breakwall                   OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09642)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.3' W ( -87.58875)


The bench mark is a survey disk 6.51 meters (21.36 ft) S of the N face of the
recessed section of sheet pile, 2.60 meters (8.53 ft) E of the most northeastern
bolt of the red tower, 1.41 meters (4.63 ft) N of the S face of the recessed
section of the sheet pile, the mark is set flush with the concrete.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  35 B 0 62 .23 11.40
                         DESIGNATION:          35 B

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:        18720
AGENCY:                  Army Corps of Engineers               IDB PID#:  DI7593
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete breakwall                    OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09722)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.2' W ( -87.58608)


The bench mark is a survey disk 5.90 meters (19.36 ft) SW of the S corner, 3.96
meters (12.99 ft) S of the W end of the wing wall, 2.49 meters (8.17 ft) N of
the S face of the sheet pile wall.

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Station ID: 9087088                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/11/2017
Name:       MENOMINEE, LAKE MICHIGAN                          
            MI
NOAA Chart:                                 Latitude:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)
USGS Quad:                                  Longitude:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.58994)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  93 2 1973
                         DESIGNATION:          93 2

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:        18721
AGENCY:                  Army Corps of Engineers               IDB PID#:  DI7592
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete breakwall                    OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09725)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.2' W ( -87.58594)


The bench mark is a survey disk located next to the lighthouse at the end of the
concrete pier, 6.55 meters (21.49 ft) SSE of the N corner of lighthouse
foundation, 3.36 meters (11.02 ft) W of the E face of the sheet pile wall, 1.94
meters (6.36 ft) NE of the E corner of the lighthouse foundation.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  MENOMINEE 2009
                         DESIGNATION:          908 7088 MENOMINEE

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:        19332
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete cell                         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.59008)


The bench mark is a disk 3.20m (10.5 ft) WNW of the center of the top step
leading to NOS gauge house, 1.5m (4.9 ft) NNW of the N side of the gauge house,
0.34m (1.1 ft) SSE of a steel guard rail surrounding the gauge house, being the
high point of a standard survey disk set flush in the concrete base of the
meterological tower.

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Station ID: 9087088                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/11/2017
Name:       MENOMINEE, LAKE MICHIGAN                          
            MI
NOAA Chart:                                 Latitude:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)
USGS Quad:                                  Longitude:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.58994)


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


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  89 1
                         DESIGNATION:          89 1

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:        21216
AGENCY:                  Army Corps of Engineers               IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete sea wall                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09664)          LONGITUDE:  87° 35.7' W ( -87.59564)


The bench mark is a disk 22.37m (73.4 ft) SSE of the corner of paper plant main
building, 2.80m (9.2 ft) WSW of aluminum fence post, 1.28m (4.2 ft) NNW of the
face of a steel pile bulkhead, 0.27m (0.9 ft) WNW of a bollard, being the
highest point of a brass bench mark disk.





Foot Notes:

Above marks are published for informational purposes only.  Long term stability
has not been reviewed prior to publication.

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Station ID: 9087088                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/11/2017
Name:       MENOMINEE, LAKE MICHIGAN                          
            MI
NOAA Chart:                                 Latitude:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)
USGS Quad:                                  Longitude:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.58994)


                             D E F I N I T I O N S


The International Great Lakes Datum (IGLD) is the vertical height reference
datum used in the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence River System for engineering,
charting, channel dredging, navigation safety, power generation, and water 
resource management. It is a coordinated datum between the United States and
Canada that ensures both countries are using the same reference for projects
in the Great Lakes basin. The datum origin, or zero, is defined as Mean Sea 
Level at Pointe-au-Pere /Rimouski, Quebec, Canada at the mouth of the 
St. Lawrence River. IGLD requires updating approximately every 25-30 years 
to account for varying changes in the land surface elevations following the 
retreat of the glaciers during the last ice age, referred to as Glacial 
Isostatic Adjustment (GIA). The current IGLD 1985 was implemented in 1992.

IGLD 1985 uses dynamic heights as the vertical reference standard and lakes
station water level elevations are adjusted to provide a level geopotential
plane for lake level reference.

Dynamic height is the potential difference along the plumbline between the 
vertical datum and a point of interest divided by a constant value of 
gravity. In Canada and USA, the constant value of gravity is the 
"normal gravity" on the ellipsoid at latitude 45 (9.806199 ms-2). Dynamic 
heights have no geometric meaning. They are mainly used for the management 
of water in large lakes, rivers and channels. The surface of a lake has a 
constant dynamic height if undisturbed by currents, winds, atmospheric 
pressure, etc.

The Hydraulic Corrector (HC) is the difference in the long term water level 
mean between Subordinate and Master station. The difference (HC) is 
subtracted algebraically at the subordinate gauge referencing the same 
elevation as the master station. Thus all water levels on a given lake can 
be referenced to the same lakes LWD/Chart Datum reference elevation.

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Station ID: 9087088                         PUBLICATION DATE:  08/11/2017
Name:       MENOMINEE, LAKE MICHIGAN                          
            MI
NOAA Chart:                                 Latitude:   45°  5.8' N (  45.09589)
USGS Quad:                                  Longitude:  87° 35.4' W ( -87.58994)


                             D E F I N I T I O N S


A Master Stations is the control point for determining water level 
elevations on a particular lake of the Great Lakes.   Since water surfaces
of the Great Lakes are considered to be at geopotential equal, all Mean 
Water Level (MWL) values for stations on a particular lake should have the 
same dynamic height.  Therefore, all subordinate water level station MWL 
values are adjusted to match the dynamic water level elevation of the Master
Station through the use of a hydraulic corrector.  In the establishment of 
International Great Lakes Datum (1985) the connecting waterways station 
dynamic elevations were calculated through the use of a linear regression 
while constraining the end points of the regression with the dynamic 
elevations of the corresponding master station above and below the 
connecting channel.

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 toNAVD88 are available from NGS through the World Wide 
Web at National Geodetic Survey.

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/.


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