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About This GigaPanToggle
- Taken by
- Chris Fastie
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- 0.74 Gigapixels
- Date added
- October 30, 2009
- Date taken
- October 28, 2009
Nikkor P C 105mm f/2.5, Nikon...
Hemlock Forest in the Salisbury Town Forest -- Eastern hemlocks are responsible for more than 75% of both tree density and canopy cover in this stand, and hardwoods scattered among the hemlocks include three species of oak. The dark forest floor supports little more than mosses. Many of the trees here are about 200 years old, making it the oldest stand in the Salisbury Town Forest. A few trees are 300 years old, including two hemlocks in another gigapan (gigapan.org/gigapans/35738/) and possibly the white oak near the center of this scene. Logging has occurred here (cut stumps are present in the stand) but it has been less thorough than most places in Salisbury and Vermont.
This stand occupies a southeast-facing slope with thin till-derived soils over Cheshire quartzite.
This gigapan can be viewed in its geographic context here: conservation.townofsalisbury.org/panoramas/townforest/index.htm
Some botanical and technical information is in a comment.
GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.4090 (Windows)
Panorama size: 740 megapixels (49065 x 15083 pixels)
Input images: 230 (23 columns by 10 rows)
Field of view: 205.5 degrees wide by 63.2 degrees high (top=33.1, bottom=-30.1)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera model: NIKON D40
Image size: 3008x2000 (6.0 megapixels)
Capture time: unknown
Exposure time: unknown
Focal length (35mm equiv.): unknown
White balance: unknown
Exposure mode: unknown
Horizontal overlap: 30.5 to 40.7 percent
Vertical overlap: 25.3 to 35.8 percent
Computer stats: 3581.58 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 1:38:52 (0:25 per picture)
Alignment: 30:34, Projection: 8:01, Blending: 1:00:16