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Snowball Earth > Snowball Earth Educational Rock Sample Suite TS-12 by Robin Rohrback

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Taken by
Robin Rohrback Robin Rohrback
Explore score
0.45 Gigapixels
Date added
Apr 02, 2012
Date taken
Apr 02, 2012

Stratified carbonate mud diamictite with sediment gravity (debris flow) deposits and ice-rafted debris from the upper member of the Ghaub Formation in Namibia.

Sample is 14 cm across at its widest point.

This sample is from the Snowball Earth Educational Rock Sample Suite, and comes courtesy of Paul Hoffman, Harvard University; Eugene Domack, Hamilton College; and Timothy Fox, Hamilton College.

For more information on the Snowball Earth Educational Rock Sample Suite, visit www.snowballearth.org/samples.html Will open in a new tab or window.
Image made as part of the MAGIC project (Mid-Atlantic Geo-Imagery Collection) using Northern Virginia Community College's gigamacro rig, as seen here:
gigamacro.com/gigapixel-macro-imaging-system Will open in a new tab or window/

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitch version 1.2.0087 (Windows)
Panorama size: 446 megapixels (22196 x 20116 pixels)
Input images: 63 (7 columns by 9 rows)
Field of view: 7.0 degrees wide by 6.3 degrees high (top=3.6, bottom=-2.7)
Vignette correction on: c1=0.0487 c2=-0.036
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: unknown
Camera model: unknown
Image size: 5184x3456 (17.9 megapixels)
Capture time: unknown
Aperture: unknown
Exposure time: unknown
ISO: unknown
Focal length (35mm equiv.): unknown
White balance: unknown
Exposure mode: unknown
Horizontal overlap: 38.4 to 50.5 percent
Vertical overlap: 36.4 to 42.9 percent
Computer stats: 4000.13 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 8:31 (8.1 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 40 seconds, Projection: 1:40, Blending: 6:11
(Preview finished in 3:17)

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