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El Castillo de Huaricanga by Matthew Piscitelli

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Matthew Piscitelli Matthew Piscitelli
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5
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0.44 Gigapixels
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1256
Date added
Jul 22, 2012
Date taken
Jul 16, 2012
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Canon Powershot SX130 IS

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The Castillo de Huaricanga is an Initial Period (1,800-900 B.C.) citadel that overlooks the Fortaleza River. The Castillo is made up of a series of structures that together form a platform mound similar to the Late Archaic (3,000-1,800 B.C.) architecture at the site. During the Initial Period and the subsequent Early Horizon (900-200 B.C.), Huaricanga became an important stopping point for pilgrams on their way to the major ceremonial site of Chavin de Huantar. Even today, the Pativilca-Huaraz highway runs directly through the site connecting the coast to the Andes Mountains.


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  1. Matthew Piscitelli

    Matthew Piscitelli (August 12, 2012, 05:41PM )

    To follow current research at Huaricanga, please check out HARP's website: www.diggingperu.wordpress.c < img src='/images/external_link.png' alt='Will open in a new tab or window' /> om

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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3864 (Windows)
Panorama size: 438 megapixels (69415 x 6317 pixels)
Input images: 69 (23 columns by 3 rows)
Field of view: 126.8 degrees wide by 11.5 degrees high (top=7.0, bottom=-4.5)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX130 IS
Image size: 4000x3000 (12.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2012-07-16 13:46:07 - 2012-07-16 13:51:05
Aperture: f/5.6
Exposure time: 0.002 - 0.0333333
ISO: 80
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 335.1 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Automatic
Horizontal overlap: 24.3 to 26.6 percent
Vertical overlap: 43.9 to 47.0 percent
Computer stats: 1014.36 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 3:30:14 (3:02 per picture)
Alignment: 1:00:01, Projection: 16:01, Blending: 2:14:12

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