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Singapore City Scenes - View of Western Anchorage from Tanjong Berlaya by eyap

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Explore score
1.53 Gigapixels
Date added
Feb 21, 2011
Date taken
Feb 22, 2011

This is a view facing south, from Tanjong Berlaya or Labrador Nature Reserve. The western tip of the resort island Sentosa is visible on the left of the panorama. This is the site where a large rocky outcrop once stood, called by mariners as Dragon Tooth Gate. This prominent landmark was found on maps of the Chinese adventurer Admiral Zheng He (Cheng Ho), but was destroyed by the British in 1848 to widen the entrance to the New Harbour (afterward named after Admiral Keppel). Today, this is a busy anchorage for large ships, and a critical route to the Straits of Malacca. Also seen are the petrochemical refineries offshore, an important industry for Singapore.

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GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0804 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 1533 megapixels (170520 x 8996 pixels)
Input images: 360 (72 columns by 5 rows)
Field of view: 341.5 degrees wide by 18.0 degrees high (top=13.0, bottom=-5.0)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX1 IS
Image size: 3840x2160 (8.3 megapixels)
Capture time: 2011-02-22 09:17:00 - 2011-02-22 09:31:24
Aperture: f/5.7
Exposure time: 0.0015625 - 0.002
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 515.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 26.2 to 42.6 percent
Vertical overlap: 20.2 to 28.1 percent
Computer stats: 8192 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 28:46 (4.8 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 20:17, Projection: 1:22, Blending: 7:07
(Preview finished in 23:21)

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