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Derrick Quarry near Romney, WV by Robin Rohrback

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$8.23 to $548.00
1.91 Gigapixels
Date added
Feb 11, 2013
Date taken
Feb 10, 2013

Tonoloway Limestone exposed in the northeast wall of the "Old Derrick" Quarry, along Rt. 50, near Romney, WV.

The quarry's late Silurian-aged peritidal carbonates were laid down in the Tippecanoe sea. Its strata primarily record a tidal flat environment, with conspicuous mudcracks, laminites, stromatolites, and salt hoppers within the micritic sediment.

Interspersed with these features are coarse layers of lagoonal bioclastics, such as ostracodes and small brachiopods, flung across the flats by passing storms.oss the flats by passing storms.

To explore a hand sample of a storm deposit from this quarry, click here:


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GigaPan Stitch version 2.1.0161 (Windows)
Panorama size: 1914 megapixels (49412 x 38752 pixels)
Input images: 676 (26 columns by 26 rows)
Field of view: 49.0 degrees wide by 38.4 degrees high (top=34.8, bottom=-3.6)
Vignette correction off
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
Image size: 4000x3000 (12.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2013-02-10 14:50:15 - 2013-02-10 15:39:56
Aperture: f/6.8
Exposure time: 0.001 - 0.00625
ISO: 100 - 400
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 502.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Automatic
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 52.9 to 64.4 percent
Vertical overlap: 49.2 to 58.3 percent
Computer stats: 3996.82 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 3:05:10 (16 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 1:54:40, Projection: 13:27, Blending: 57:03
(Preview finished in 2:22:34)

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