King Cove, AK 1 arc-second MHW DEM

The King Cove DEM integrates bathymetry and topography in the area surrounding the town of King Cove, Alaska, on the south side of the Alaska Peninsula. It covers Cold Bay, Belkofski Bay, Deer Island and Sandman Reefs, and extends south to Sanak Island. The DEM has a 1 arc-second (~30 meter) cell size, and is referenced to a vertical datum of mean high water. It was built in August 2008 to support NOAA's Tsunami Program.

No perspective image available
DEM perspective image. 

Name King Cove
States Alaska
Region Aleutian Islands
-162.8 -161.8
Date Completed 2008-08-15
Type Coastal Inundation
Horizontal Datum WGS 84
Projection Geographic (degrees)
Vertical Datum MHW (meters)
Vertical Transformation Source elevation data transformed vertically using a constant offset.
Coverage Bathy-topo
Cell Size 1 arc-second
Registration Grid-node
Version 1
Source NOAA / NGDC / MGG
Developer NOAA / NGDC / MGG
Project NOAA Tsunami Inundation
Contact Barry W Eakins @ NOAA / NGDC
Position: not available


DEM Restrictions

WARNING: DEM not to be used for navigation.

How to cite this DEM

Carignan, K.S., T. Sazonova, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, R.R. Warnken, and D.C. Schoolcraft, 2009. Digital Elevation Model of King Cove, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESDIS NGDC-23, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Boulder, CO, 22 pp.
Questions or Comments: