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Taken by
Robin Rohrback Robin Rohrback
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Print Pricing
$8.23 to $548.00
0.65 Gigapixels
Date added
May 23, 2012
Date taken
May 23, 2012

Giant oolites from the Beck Spring Formation (ca. 723 Ma) very near Saratoga Springs in Death Valley, California.

Data taken from this section and a discussion of the general Neoproterozoic geology of Death Valley can be found in a GSA Bulletin article by Corsetti and Kaufman (2003.

To see these ooids uncut, click here: gigapan.com/gigapans/105569
Supplied by Dr. Jay Kaufman of University of Maryland.

Image made as part of the MAGIC project (Mid-Atlantic Geo-Imagery Collection) using Northern Virginia Community College's gigamacro rig, as seen here:
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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitch version 1.2.0087 (Windows)
Panorama size: 648 megapixels (29656 x 21868 pixels)
Input images: 169 (13 columns by 13 rows)
Field of view: 22.6 degrees wide by 16.6 degrees high (top=8.6, bottom=-8.0)
Vignette correction on: c1=-0.16 c2=0.0252
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: unknown
Camera model: unknown
Image size: 4752x3168 (15.1 megapixels)
Capture time: unknown
Aperture: unknown
Exposure time: unknown
ISO: unknown
Focal length (35mm equiv.): unknown
White balance: unknown
Exposure mode: unknown
Horizontal overlap: 54.4 to 58.0 percent
Vertical overlap: 50.3 to 52.7 percent
Computer stats: 4000.13 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 21:56 (7.8 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 6:57, Projection: 4:25, Blending: 10:35
(Preview finished in 13:16)

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