Metadata for Chesapeake Bay at Bishops Head (IN MLLW) (BISM2)

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Latitude: 38.220000° N, Longitude: 76.038333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 3.2 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 -1.25 2.0 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 -0.50 2.75 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL -1.01 2.24 Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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