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- Taken by
- richard edmonds
- Explore score
- 0.26 Gigapixels
- Date added
- July 19, 2009
- Date taken
- April 13, 2009
Chesil Beach is one of the finest barrier beaches in the World and forms part of the Dorset and East Devon 'Jurassic Coast' World Heritage Site.
The beach stretches some 28km west from Portland to West Bay. The pebbles are famously graded from cobbles here at Portland, to pea sized gravel at West Bay.
Behind the beach lies the village of Chiswell, Portland harbour, where the 2012 sailing Olympics will take place, and the Fleet Lagoon which is important for its wildlife both above and below the water.
The beach has withstood the forces of the sea for thousands of years but is occasionally over topped by storms and is slowly moving on shore and loosing its volume. One bay it will break up but when?
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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3864 (Windows)
Panorama size: 263 megapixels (26476 x 9953 pixels)
Input images: 66 (11 columns by 6 rows)
Field of view: 149.8 degrees wide by 56.3 degrees high (top=17.3, bottom=-39.0)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SD880 IS
Image size: 3648x2736 (10.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-04-13 07:51:49 - 2009-04-13 07:56:11
Exposure time: 0.002
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 97.1 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Automatic
Horizontal overlap: 39.1 to 48.8 percent
Vertical overlap: 46.4 to 47.2 percent
Computer stats: 1023.23 MB RAM, 1 CPUs
Total time 1:23:24 (1:15 per picture)
Alignment: 7:14, Projection: 7:38, Blending: 1:08:32