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Wahkeena Creek Trail Side by Thomas Hayden

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Taken by
Thomas Hayden Thomas Hayden
Explore score
0.21 Gigapixels
Date added
Sep 07, 2010
Date taken
Sep 05, 2010

Canon PowerShot S5IS


Differing from most of the waterfall streams in the Columbia River Gorge in that it drains from a natural spring on the rim of the Gorge, Wahkeena Creek tumbles over a steep incline on its way to the spectacular Wahkeena Falls near the bottom of the Gorge. It is also spelled "Wahkeenah" or "Wah-kee-nah" or other variations. All spellings of this word are dubious, because the word is merely an English transliteration of a Pacific Northwest Native American (reportedly Yakama) phrase meaning "most beautiful".
Wahkeena Creek is along the Historic Columbia River Highway, about 13 miles (21 km) east of Troutdale, Oregon. A short hike uphill from the parking lot at the base leads to the stone bridge that crosses the main part of the falls. That trail continues on east to Multnomah Falls, the next falls down the road.

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GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0805 (Windows)
Panorama size: 212 megapixels (22336 x 9528 pixels)
Input images: 120 (15 columns by 8 rows)
Field of view: 360.0 degrees wide by 153.6 degrees high (top=76.7, bottom=-76.9)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot S5 IS
Image size: 3264x1832 (6.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2010-09-06 02:58:30 - 2010-09-06 03:09:25
Aperture: f/6.3
Exposure time: 0.125
ISO: 80
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 36.3 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 50.9 to 79.7 percent
Vertical overlap: 35.9 to 41.2 percent
Computer stats: 3002.45 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 1:00:32 (30 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 13:21, Projection: 6:44, Blending: 40:27
(Preview finished in 35:38)

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