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Swift Dam anticline, looking west by Callan Bentley

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Callan Bentley Callan Bentley
Explore score
1
Print Pricing
$4.00 to $782.00
Size
1.42 Gigapixels
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2007
Date added
Jul 31, 2011
Date taken
Jul 16, 2011
Categories
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You're looking down the nose of this overturned anticline of Mississippian carbonate. Search for fossil coral heads and extensional fractures on the outside edge of this giant Sevier-aged thrust.
For a (partial) view from the side, you can check out this gigapan:
gigapan.org/gigapans/83604/
For a blog post talking about the geology here, see:
blogs.agu.org/mountainbeltway/2011/07/25/swift-dam Will open in a new tab or window/


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GigaPan Stitch version 1.1.1564 (Windows)
Panorama size: 1422 megapixels (54336 x 26176 pixels)
Input images: 228 (19 columns by 12 rows)
Field of view: 90.8 degrees wide by 43.7 degrees high (top=20.4, bottom=-23.4)
Settings:
Vignette correction on: c1=-0.128 c2=0.00437
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX120 IS
Image size: 3648x2736 (10.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2011-07-17 03:17:30 - 2011-07-17 03:38:44
Aperture: f/4.3
Exposure time: 0.0008
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 361.4 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 3.4 to 29.5 percent
Vertical overlap: 18.1 to 99.5 percent
Computer stats: 3317.82 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 35:58 (9.5 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 13:11, Projection: 4:35, Blending: 18:13
(Preview finished in 21:21)

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