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  1. Pelican

    Snapshot Title: Pelican
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Karwa, Bahia de Independencia, Paracas National Reserve, Peru
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    In flight.



  2. Shell mound

    Snapshot Title: Shell mound
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Karwa, Bahia de Independencia, Paracas National Reserve, Peru
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Another shell mound near Morro Quemado.



  3. Independence Island

    Snapshot Title: Independence Island
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Karwa, Bahia de Independencia, Paracas National Reserve, Peru
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Isla de Independencia



  4. Morro Quemado

    Snapshot Title: Morro Quemado
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Karwa, Bahia de Independencia, Paracas National Reserve, Peru
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    One of the main headlands in the area. It defines the southern edge of Independence Bay.



  5. Fishing boat

    Snapshot Title: Fishing boat
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Karwa, Bahia de Independencia, Paracas National Reserve, Peru
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Small fishing boat.



  6. Ground penetrating radar survey

    Snapshot Title: Ground penetrating radar survey
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Karwa, Bahia de Independencia, Paracas National Reserve, Peru
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Tracks left by dragging a ground penetrating radar across the surface of the site.

    www.flickr.com/photos/n8craig/6046432470/in/photostream Will open in a new tab or window



  7. Cross at Playa Karwa

    Snapshot Title: Cross at Playa Karwa
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Karwa, Bahia de Independencia, Paracas National Reserve, Peru
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Whale bone and cross. See associated panroama at: gigapan.org/gigapans/85498/



  8. Cross at Playa Karwa

    Snapshot Title: Cross at Playa Karwa
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Karwa Fishing Camp, Paracas National Reserve, Peru
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Whale bone and cross.
    See associated panorama at:
    gigapan.org/gigapans/85471/



  9. Tunga

    Snapshot Title: Tunga
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Karwa, Bahia de Independencia, Paracas National Reserve, Peru
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Archaeological shell mound and modern fishing village.



  10. Profile 3

    Snapshot Title: Profile 3
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Karwa, Bahia de Independencia, Paracas National Reserve, Peru
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Karwa excavations 2001.



  11. Profile 2

    Snapshot Title: Profile 2
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Karwa, Bahia de Independencia, Paracas National Reserve, Peru
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Karwa excavations 2001



  12. Profile 1

    Snapshot Title: Profile 1
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Karwa, Bahia de Independencia, Paracas National Reserve, Peru
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Karwa excavations 2001.



  13. Main section of tracks

    Snapshot Title: Main section of tracks
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Mleisa 1 Kite Orthophoto
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    This snapshot shows a portion of the main concentration of tracks. The north-south tending line of prints corresponds to a single individual. The east-west tending prints correspond to a herd.



  14. KAP gear and photo targets

    Snapshot Title: KAP gear and photo targets
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Cuchirrumi1 Sunken Plaza
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    The photo targets appear "blown out" because I photographed the site a high noon and the targets are made out of a highly reflective material. It might be useful to have non-reflective targets for wor...



  15. Detail of dozer tracks.

    Snapshot Title: Detail of dozer tracks.
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Cuchirrumi1 Sunken Plaza
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Here the tracks of the bulldozer can be seen.



  16. Cuchirrumi 1 Preceramic Mound and Sunken Plaza

    Snapshot Title: Cuchirrumi 1 Preceramic Mound and Sunken Plaza
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Cuchirrumi1 Sunken Plaza
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    This Preceramic mound and sunken plaza were damaged by a bulldozer sometime between 2004-2010.



  17. Ancient adobe walls, trash, and human feces

    Snapshot Title: Ancient adobe walls, trash, and human feces
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Tambo Colorado
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    This poorly studied site is being used as a trash dump and bathroom.



  18. Kite aerial photographic equipment

    Snapshot Title: Kite aerial photographic equipment
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Huaca San Miguel
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Backpack containing kite aerial photographic gear. To the right of the backpack one can also see a photographic target that is used for establishing proper orientation of the resulting image.



  19. Loss of light

    Snapshot Title: Loss of light
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Mleisa 1 Fossil Track Site
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    To improve the lighting, the track site was photographed late in the day. Raking light helps to define the low relief footprints. However, the rapidly setting sun also translated into a loss of light ...



  20. Barchan Dune

    Snapshot Title: Barchan Dune
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Mleisa 1 Fossil Track Site
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Barchan sand dune on the edge of the tracksite.

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barchan Will open in a new tab or window



  21. Paleontologist and Geologist inspect the fosil trackway

    Snapshot Title: Paleontologist and Geologist inspect the fosil trackway
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Mleisa 1 Fossil Track Site
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Faysal Bibi (paleontologist) and Mathieu Schuster (geologist) studying the fosil track site.



  22. Ghost kite pilot

    Snapshot Title: Ghost kite pilot
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Mleisa 1 Fossil Track Site
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    The legs of Nathan Craig. The upper half of the body was blended away. Nathan Craig is flying the fled kite shown in another snapshot.



  23. Shadow of kite

    Snapshot Title: Shadow of kite
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Mleisa 1 Fossil Track Site
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    This is the shadow that was produced by a Fled kite. Nathan Craig was using this kite to lift a camera in order to take low elevation aerial photographs of the fosil tracks.



  24. Shadow of gigapn

    Snapshot Title: Shadow of gigapn
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Mleisa 1 Fossil Track Site
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    This is the shadow of the gigapan head and Canon PowerShot SX120IS camera.



  25. Fossil footprints made by Stegotetrabelodon

    Snapshot Title: Fossil footprints made by Stegotetrabelodon
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Mleisa 1 Fossil Track Site
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    These footprints were probably created by the extinct creature known as a Stegotetrabelodon.

    www.adias-uae.com/stegotetrabelodon.html Will open in a new tab or window



  26. Gypsum strat

    Snapshot Title: Gypsum strat
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Kihal Main Outcrop 2
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    One of the layers of gypsum represented in this panorama.



  27. Gypsum

    Snapshot Title: Gypsum
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Kihal Main Outcrop
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    One of the several strats of gypsum visible in this outcrop.



  28. Fold in calibration grid

    Snapshot Title: Fold in calibration grid
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Camera calibration grid v1
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    I must do a better job taping down the calibration grid.



  29. Stitch error

    Snapshot Title: Stitch error
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Camera calibration grid v1
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Small error in stitching.



  30. Building decoration

    Snapshot Title: Building decoration
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Entrance to the Edward Steidle Building
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Hammers, horns, and horses.



  31. Edward Steidle Building

    Snapshot Title: Edward Steidle Building
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Entrance to the Edward Steidle Building
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    The name plate above the entrance to the Edward Steidle Building.



  32. Scanner

    Snapshot Title: Scanner
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Book Inventory v1
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Nextengine scanner



  33. Field notebooks

    Snapshot Title: Field notebooks
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Book Inventory v1
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Just a few of the ever growing collection.



  34. Recent American Antiquity

    Snapshot Title: Recent American Antiquity
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Book Inventory v1
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    There is a nice GIS article by two of my departmental colleagues Milner and Chaplin. Check it out.



  35. Coffee

    Snapshot Title: Coffee
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Book Inventory v1
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    The mark of the empire...



  36. Gigapan box and Chavin Book

    Snapshot Title: Gigapan box and Chavin Book
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Book Inventory v1
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    This is the Gigapan box that I was given as a Fine Fellow. Sitting on top of the box is Richard Burger's wonderful book on Chavin.



  37. Total station

    Snapshot Title: Total station
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Book Inventory v1
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Leica TRC1105



  38. Margaret's books

    Snapshot Title: Margaret's books
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Book Inventory v1
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    These are Margaret's books...but I am presently holding them hostage.



  39. Hawkeye

    Snapshot Title: Hawkeye
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Book Inventory v1
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    suspended from ceiling



  40. The Savage Mind

    Snapshot Title: The Savage Mind
    Taken by: Nathan Craig

    Image: Book Inventory v1
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Does it get any better?



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