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Structural geology > Whaleback, Summer 2009 by Ron Schott

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Ron Schott Ron Schott
Explore score
5.18 Gigapixels
Date added
Mar 05, 2010
Date taken
May 24, 2009

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

GigaPan Epic100 (1st generatio...

environmental, geology, landscape, nature, travel

A famous locality for structural geologists outside Shamokin, Pennsylvania. The Whaleback, the low ridge in the center of the quarry, is the surface of an anticline exposed by coal mining. On the left (east) wall of the quarry one can see the anticline-syncline pair that was the subject of my first ever GigaPan (shot handheld from on the crest of the Whaleback): www.gigapan.org/gigapans/1201/

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GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0805 (Windows)
Panorama size: 5182 megapixels (133424 x 38844 pixels)
Input images: 1320 (60 columns by 22 rows)
Field of view: 130.2 degrees wide by 37.9 degrees high (top=24.5, bottom=-13.4)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX10 IS
Image size: 3648x2736 (10.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-05-24 14:45:49 - 2009-05-24 16:03:13
Aperture: f/5.7
Exposure time: 0.0025
ISO: 200
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 565.2 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 38.0 to 46.2 percent
Vertical overlap: 32.5 to 60.9 percent
Computer stats: 3069.98 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 7:00:03 (19 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 5:26:14, Projection: 13:10, Blending: 1:20:39
(Preview finished in 6:01:20)

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