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Battery Potter, Sandy Hook, NJ, USA by Don

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Taken by
Don Don
Explore score
1.08 Gigapixels
Date added
Jan 20, 2010
Date taken
Dec 27, 2009

Erected 1890/92, this gun battery protected New York Harbor. Two 12” guns were installed. The guns and the gun lifts were removed in 1906 when they were considered to be obsolete. During World War II, two radar towers were built on Potter's roof for use by the Harbor entrance command post. At the end of World War II, the command post and radar were abandoned.
This is one of many gun batteries in Sandy Hook, which is run by the National Park service. The National Park Service has a good brochure about the defenses at Sandy Hook at
www.nps.gov/gate/historyculture/upload/defenses_of_sandy_hook.pdf Will open in a new tab or window
for additional info on Potter Battery see Wikipedia entry:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battery_Potter Will open in a new tab or window

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3864 (Windows)
Panorama size: 1082 megapixels (74697 x 14491 pixels)
Input images: 232 (29 columns by 8 rows)
Field of view: 142.5 degrees wide by 27.6 degrees high (top=15.4, bottom=-12.3)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Image size: 3456x2592 (9.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-12-27 12:48:15 - 2009-12-27 12:58:05
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.005
ISO: 80
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 357.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 24.3 to 29.6 percent
Vertical overlap: 32.8 to 36.0 percent
Computer stats: 3069.03 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 2:29:46 (0:38 per picture)
Alignment: 25:01, Projection: 12:09, Blending: 1:52:35

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