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Land elevation online

Post by HHCanuck » Sat Apr 04, 2015 12:35 pm

I was curious as to the elevation of the land our family own near Sai Noi beach. Checking if I should build a house on stilts in preparation for the polar ice cap melt.

Anyways for those who are interested there is this website. http://www.altitude.nu/

My land is fine @ 25 m above sea level.

I was checking Bangkok out of curiosity, it is in big trouble as much of it is only 2-3 m above sea level.

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Post by Big Boy » Sat Apr 04, 2015 12:55 pm

Interesting - I'd have thought I was much higher than 17.15m.
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Post by caller » Sat Apr 04, 2015 9:42 pm

Admittedly I'm a little inland, but still surprised to see I'm 190m above sea level!
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Re: Land elevation online

Post by Dannie Boy » Sat Apr 04, 2015 10:50 pm

Big Boy wrote:Interesting - I'd have thought I was much higher than 17.15m.
Wow, you really are a big boy :D

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Re: Land elevation online

Post by Khundon1975 » Wed Apr 08, 2015 5:21 pm

HHcanuck

I'm not sure just how accurate this system is.

I checked 5 sites of family houses/properties and using this site, they are out by 2- 3 meters (to high)?

This is measured against satellite surveys we had carried out by a company based in BK, using a land based system, that receives signals from 5 Geo stationary satellites, way back in 2006. :? That system is accurate to within 20mm

I suppose, as a very rough guide, this site is OK but I would not put my trust in it, if I was going to buy land that may, later be prone to flooding. 3 meters, is a hell of a lot of water to find outside your front door after heavy rain. :wink:

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Re: Land elevation online

Post by asharat » Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:37 am

This map is provided by NASA
http://geology.com/sea-level-rise/

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Re: Land elevation online

Post by Big Boy » Sun Sep 25, 2016 11:02 am

Interesting. Somewhere between 13 and 20 metres will give me beach front status :D

[Edit] Just looked above, and the 17.15 metres was probably right then.
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Re: Land elevation online

Post by Big Boy » Sun Sep 25, 2016 11:24 am

Wow, it wouldn't take much to get shot of Bangkok :D
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Re: Land elevation online

Post by Big Boy » Sun Sep 25, 2016 11:28 am

caller wrote:Admittedly I'm a little inland, but still surprised to see I'm 190m above sea level!
30 Metres would give you a beach now :)
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Re: Land elevation online

Post by Nereus » Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:05 pm

I would not take too much notice of either of those links. One of them shows the Hua Hin Airport as 19 metres, another 10 metres at one end and 5 metres at the other end.
The published AIP official chart for the airport shows its elevation as 10 feet AMSL and no slope, which has to be correct.

One of them also shows my house at Bo Fai as 60 feet! Caveat emptor!
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Re: Land elevation online

Post by Big Boy » Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:31 pm

Spoil sport, I was dreaming of owning beach front property :D
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