Metadata for Cooper River at North Charleston (IN MLLW) (CPFS1)

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Latitude: 32.890452° N, Longitude: 79.962864° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft Not Available 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 -3.027 Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 -2.014 Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL -3.121 Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other -5.902 Not Available Mean Higher High Water (MHHW), which is used as a proxy for inundation.

Other Real-time and/or Archive Data Sources:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Data and Site Info for North Charleston (IN MLLW)

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