Elfin Cove, AK 1/3 arc-second MHW DEM

The Elfin Cove DEM covers the community of Elfin Cove, which is a census-designated place (CDP) near the northwestern corner of Chichagof Island in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, in the panhandle of southeast Alaska. The DEM has a 1/3 arc-second (~10 meter) cell size, and is referenced to a vertical datum of mean high water. It was built in March 2011 to support NOAA's Tsunami Program.

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Name Elfin Cove
States Alaska
Region Gulf of Alaska
-137.27 -135.97
Date Completed 2011-03-31
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 derived from NOAA tide stations.
Coverage Bathy-topo
Cell Size 1/3 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

Love, M.R., B.W. Eakins, L.A. Taylor, K.S. Carignan, D. Friday, and P.R. Grothe, 2012. Digital Elevation Models of Elfin Cove, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESDIS NGDC-62, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Boulder, CO, 36 pp.
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