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Birds Point Levee by ahochstaedter

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ahochstaedter ahochstaedter
Explore score
0.80 Gigapixels
Date added
Jun 20, 2011
Date taken
Jun 17, 2011

On May 2, 2011 the Army Corps of Engineers used explosives to purposfuly breach the Birds Point Levee and flood the Birds Point -- New Madrid Floodway to relieve flooding pressure on Cairo, IL. This image shows the breached levee, erosion, and deposition of sediments. Photographed June 17, 2011. More info from the USGS:
water.usgs.gov/osw/floods/2011_BPNM Will open in a new tab or window/

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GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0805 (Windows)
Panorama size: 802 megapixels (74960 x 10708 pixels)
Input images: 120 (24 columns by 5 rows)
Field of view: 91.5 degrees wide by 13.1 degrees high (top=1.6, bottom=-11.5)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: PENTAX
Camera model: PENTAX K-r
Image size: 4288x2848 (12.2 megapixels)
Capture time: 2011-06-17 15:41:02 - 2011-06-17 15:49:36
Aperture: f/11
Exposure time: 0.0025
ISO: 200
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 390.0 mm
White balance: Automatic
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 24.5 to 29.9 percent
Vertical overlap: 28.6 to 37.6 percent
Computer stats: 1014.48 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 1:40:43 (50 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 4:06, Projection: 4:34, Blending: 1:32:04
(Preview finished in 23:37)

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