Metadata for Boston Harbor at Boston (BHBM3)

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Latitude: 42.353900° N, Longitude: 71.050300° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 -5.51 6.99 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL -5.21 7.29 Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available 12.5 MLLW (Mean Lower Low Water)

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