Sand Point, AK 3 arc-second MHW DEM

This integrated bathymetric-topographic digital elevation model (DEM) covers the Shumagin Islands region of the Aleutian Chain including the coastal community of Sand Point, Alaska. NGDC has also developed a 1/3 arc second DEM within coordinate boundaries 161.0°W to 159.8°W; 55.05°N to 55.7°N.

No perspective image available
DEM perspective image. 

Name Sand Point
States Alaska
Region Aleutian Islands
-161 -159.8
Date Completed 2006-09-29
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 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


Related DEMs

DEM Restrictions

WARNING: DEM not to be used for navigation.

How to cite this DEM

Taylor, L.A., B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, T. Sazonova, D.C. Schoolcraft, and G.F. Sharman, 2008. Digital Elevation Models of Sand Point, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESDIS NGDC-5, National Geophysical Data Center, Boulder, CO, 25 pp.
Questions or Comments: