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NGVD was based upon mean sea level in 1929 and also has been called “1929 Mean Sea Level (MSL)”.
Mean Sea Level - means, for purposes of the National Flood Insurance Program, the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929, or other datum, to which base flood elevations shown on a community's Flood Insurance Rate map are referenced.
The average elevation is approximately 3700m Mean Sea Level (M.S.L) as depicted in Figure 1.
The Project area thus slopes from East to West, with its level rising from Mean Sea Level near the coastal area to a maximum altitude of around 300 m in a distance of about 50 km.
This elevation is generally not referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) or any other established datum and is used in areas where Mean Sea Level data is too far from a specific site to be practically used.