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Giant Ooids by Robin Rohrback-Schiavone

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Robin Rohrback-Schiavone Robin Rohrback-Schiavone
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26
Print Pricing
$8.23 to $577.00
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1.14 Gigapixels
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1815
Date added
May 17, 2012
Date taken
May 18, 2012
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Giant oolites from the Beck Spring Formation (ca. 723 Ma) very near Saratoga Springs in Death Valley, California.

Data taken from this section and a discussion of the general Neoproterozoic geology of Death Valley can be found in a GSA Bulletin article by Corsetti and Kaufman (2003).

To see these ooids in cross section, click here: gigapan.com/gigapans/105985
Supplied by Dr. Jay Kaufman of University of Maryland.

Image made as part of the MAGIC project (Mid-Atlantic Geo-Imagery Collection) using Northern Virginia Community College's gigamacro rig, as seen here:
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Gigapan Comments (2)

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  1. Callan Bentley

    Callan Bentley (May 17, 2012, 01:33PM )

    Ron - We'll have that info (plus geolocation) up here shortly.

  2. Ron Schott

    Ron Schott (May 17, 2012, 01:17PM )

    Do you know the age or formation from which this sample originates?

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GigaPan Stitch.Efx version 2.0.0501 (Windows)
Panorama size: 1142 megapixels (40660 x 28108 pixels)
Input images: 728 (28 columns by 26 rows)
Field of view: 16.0 degrees wide by 11.1 degrees high (top=8.1, bottom=-3.0)
Settings:
Vignette correction on: c1=-0.023 c2=0.00172
All default settings
Original image properties:
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Camera model: unknown
Image size: 4752x3168 (15.1 megapixels)
Capture time: unknown
Aperture: unknown
Exposure time: unknown
ISO: unknown
Focal length (35mm equiv.): unknown
White balance: unknown
Exposure mode: unknown
Horizontal overlap: 69.4 to 73.5 percent
Vertical overlap: 68.0 to 69.8 percent
Computer stats: 4000.13 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 1:49:36 (9.0 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 51:40, Projection: 27:11, Blending: 30:45
(Preview finished in 1:29:14)

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