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Old Volcanics? - Atacama Desert by Jen Piatek

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Taken by
Jen Piatek Jen Piatek
Explore score
0.30 Gigapixels
Date added
Dec 08, 2008
Date taken
Nov 30, 2008

GigaPan w/Canon SD850


These ridges are Jurassic aged volcanic deposits that represent earlier Andes volcanism (the current Andes are a few hundred km further east).

The outcrops of these volcanic rocks are also the source material for the debris fans we're studying in this series of pans (you'll see a few geologist shadows now and then).

Left half of this attempted 360 is gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=13543 - which shows the debris fan and the geologists...

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3509 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 298 megapixels (31518 x 9479 pixels)
Input images: 102 (17 columns by 6 rows)
Field of view: 137.5 degrees wide by 41.4 degrees high (top=23.8, bottom=-17.6)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SD850 IS
Image size: 3264x2448 (8.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2008-11-30 11:05:59 - 2008-11-30 11:16:53
Aperture: f/5.5
Exposure time: 0.001
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 140.4 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Automatic
Horizontal overlap: 35.1 to 72.7 percent
Vertical overlap: 40.3 to 57.6 percent
Computer stats: 1024 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 1:01:04 (0:35 per picture)
Alignment: 4:43, Projection: 5:49, Blending: 50:32

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