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Shenandoah National Park > Rockfish Gap, Virginia by Callan Bentley

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Callan Bentley Callan Bentley
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69
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$6.00 to $1,047.00
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2.31 Gigapixels
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Date added
Apr 04, 2013
Date taken
Apr 03, 2013
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Where Interstate 64 crosses the Blue Ridge, some fine exposures of Catoctin Formation greenstone may be found.

For another perspective on the same location, check out this GigaPan:
gigapan.com/gigapans/126934
To see a piece of the Catoctin greenstone from this site in "macro" GigaPan view, click here: gigapan.com/gigapans/149431


Gigapan Comments (3)

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  1. StereoSpace

    StereoSpace (October 29, 2014, 01:18PM )

    Maybe I'm not being clear. I'm not referring to a regional fault. I see the central block in this image as a slide block that detached from the upper slope along a mini listric fault plane surface. The grabens at the top on either side of the block are areas that were evacuated by the block. I see that whole block as having moved down slope. Look along the top of that mountain and notice how anomalously positioned that block is.

  2. Callan Bentley

    Callan Bentley (October 05, 2014, 10:13AM )

    I'm not aware of any normal / listric faulting documented in this region, but I can see how that impression is given by the image... :)

  3. StereoSpace

    StereoSpace (October 04, 2014, 07:00PM )

    That whole central block seems to have slipped down the hill along a listric fault exposed on the left. Also I love the strata sticking out of the hill on the upper right! Fascinating photo.

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GigaPan Stitch version 2.0.0501 (Windows)
Panorama size: 2311 megapixels (86304 x 26788 pixels)
Input images: 275 (25 columns by 11 rows)
Field of view: 160.4 degrees wide by 49.8 degrees high (top=24.3, bottom=-25.5)
Settings:
Vignette correction on: c1=0.121 c2=-0.0587
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon EOS 60D
Image size: 5184x3456 (17.9 megapixels)
Capture time: 2013-04-03 11:46:57 - 2013-04-03 12:07:05
Aperture: f/7.1
Exposure time: 0.0008
ISO: 250
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 212.3 mm
White balance: Automatic
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 32.6 to 40.1 percent
Vertical overlap: 29.9 to 34.9 percent
Computer stats: 3317.82 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 59:01 (13 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 7:22, Projection: 12:25, Blending: 39:15
(Preview finished in 28:46)

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