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McCartys Lava Flow 6 - Hydraulic Press (look North/Northeast) by Brent Garry

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Taken by
Brent Garry Brent Garry
Explore score
0.16 Gigapixels
Date added
Apr 05, 2011
Date taken
Mar 30, 2011

The McCartys lava flow is located in El Malpais National Monument, near Grants, New Mexico. www.nps.gov/elma/index.htm Will open in a new tab or window
The flow is ~3,500 years old and stretches for ~50 km.
This pan shows a lobe that has broken out from along the margin of one of the inflated sheet lobes.

Investigation of inflated lava flows helps us to understand similar processes that occur on the Moon and Mars.

www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2010/pdf/1826.pdf Will open in a new tab or window
www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2011/pdf/2605.pdf Will open in a new tab or window
Field research is supported by NASA's Planetary Geology and Geophysics program and NASA's Moon and Mars Analog Mission Activities program.
Field notes:
WBG GPS Waypoint 380
Gigapan acquired March 31, 2011, 2:00 pm.
40 images.
Canon Powershot SD790 IS.

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GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0804 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 161 megapixels (23764 x 6776 pixels)
Input images: 40 (10 columns by 4 rows)
Field of view: 128.7 degrees wide by 36.7 degrees high (top=6.5, bottom=-30.2)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SD790 IS
Image size: 3648x2736 (10.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2011-03-30 14:03:40 - 2011-03-30 14:06:35
Aperture: f/4.9
Exposure time: 0.0015625 - 0.004
ISO: 80
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 105.1 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 38.4 to 44.8 percent
Vertical overlap: 50.0 to 51.5 percent
Computer stats: 3840 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 24:05 (36 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 10:37, Projection: 1:32, Blending: 11:56
(Preview finished in 16:55)

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