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Conglomerate outcrop, Chile by Zoltan Sylvester

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Zoltan Sylvester Zoltan Sylvester
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0.90 Gigapixels
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Date added
Jul 31, 2011
Date taken
Feb 25, 2009
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This is an exposure of late Cretaceous deepwater conglomerates, Cerro Toro Formation, Cerro Benitez, Southern Chile. They were deposited in a foreland basin, probably by very large turbidity currents able to carry cobble-sized material. For more details, see this paper: Hubbard, S. M., Romans, B. W., & Graham, S. (2008). Deep-water foreland basin deposits of the Cerro Toro Formation, Magallanes basin, Chile: architectural elements of a sinuous basin axial channel belt. Sedimentology, v. 55, doi: 10.1111/j/1365-3091.2007.00948.


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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3509 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 901 megapixels (52569 x 17153 pixels)
Input images: 152 (19 columns by 8 rows)
Field of view: 89.5 degrees wide by 29.2 degrees high (top=31.1, bottom=1.9)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Image size: 3456x2592 (9.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-02-25 11:29:41 - 2009-02-25 11:41:02
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.00625 - 0.0125
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 357.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 20.2 to 34.3 percent
Vertical overlap: 21.1 to 27.9 percent
Computer stats: 1792 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 1:48:11 (0:42 per picture)
Alignment: 11:00, Projection: 10:58, Blending: 1:26:13

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