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Network of Benchmarks Used to Evaluate and Verify the EDEN Surface-Water Model - Benchmark: WCA3-BM16

Benchmark Information for WCA3-BM16
Data for benchmark provided by Originating Agency
Benchmark Designation: WCA3-BM16 (PID: DH6823)
Stamping: WCA3-16 2005
Marker Type: FLANGE-ENCASED ROD
Magnetic: MARKER EQUIPPED WITH BAR MAGNET
Stability: PROBABLY HOLD POSITION/ELEVATION WELL
Location: MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA
Originating Agency: South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD)
GPS Observation Date: 2005-03-01
Benchmark Elevation: 8.1 ft. NAVD 88
Horizontal Datum: NAD 83(2007)
Horizontal Order: ADJUSTED
Vertical Order: GPS OBS
Zone: FL E
Vertical Datum: NAVD 88
UTM Northing: 2863251.245 UTM Easting: 518071.219
State Plane North: 564887.35 State Plane East: 715475.56
Latitude: 25°53'15.44056" Longitude: -80°49'10.55834"

Description: A STAINLESS STEEL ROD DRIVEN TO REFUSAL (APPROXIMATELY 3.0' BELOW GROUND) WITH A PVC PIPE SLEEVE IN WATER CONSERVATION AREA 3A ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF INTERSTATE 75. MORE SPECIFICALLY LOCATED ABOUT 43.3 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE FORT LAUDERDALE-HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, AND 34.9 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF THE MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA.

Point of Contact: Mike Horan (mhoran@sfwmd.gov)

close-up photo of WCA3-BM16
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horizon photo of WCA3-BM16
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Last updated: November 07, 2013 03:00 PM (HSH)