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Corridor H West Virginia > NEW new WV 55 west of Moorefield Anticline by Alan Pitts

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Date added
Apr 15, 2012
Date taken
Apr 14, 2012
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This box shaped anticline is exposed along the New West Virginia Route 55 west of the town of Moorefield.

This example of tectonic folding is seen in Silurian/Devonian limestones, siltstones and shales likely from the Tonoloway Formation. Geologists interpret this sequence of rocks as evidence of a period of tectonic peace during the middle of the paleozoic.

View of camera is looking roughly south.

Image made as part of Mid Atlantic Geo-Imagery Collection (MAGIC)


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GigaPan Stitch.Efx version 2.0.0500 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 293 megapixels (25804 x 11376 pixels)
Input images: 60 (10 columns by 6 rows)
Field of view: 101.7 degrees wide by 44.8 degrees high (top=32.4, bottom=-12.4)
Settings:
Vignette correction on: c1=0.00135 c2=-0.00209
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot G12
Image size: 3648x2736 (10.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2012-04-14 12:28:55 - 2012-04-14 12:33:30
Aperture: f/4.5
Exposure time: 0.004
ISO: 125
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 142.3 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 30.9 to 41.8 percent
Vertical overlap: 34.5 to 47.2 percent
Computer stats: 4096 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 5:33 (5.6 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 1:07, Projection: 48 seconds, Blending: 3:38
(Preview finished in 3:51)
Color Adjustments:
gamma: 1.19
exposure: -0.2

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