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Grinnell Glacier - lateral edge of glacier by Lisa McKeon

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Lisa McKeon Lisa McKeon
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3.44 Gigapixels
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Date added
Sep 17, 2013
Date taken
Aug 27, 2013
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environmental, geology, landscape, nature
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This photo of Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA was taken near the glacier's lateral edge. This photo will be repeated each year from the same location to track the movement of the glacier as part of ongoing studies of climate change effects on mountain ecosystems by the USGS.

Compare historic to contemporary images of this and other glaciers at:
www.nrmsc.usgs.gov/repeatphoto Will open in a new tab or window
Visit the Climate Change in Mountain Ecosystems (CCME) website to learn more about how climate change is effecting Glacier National Park and how USGS scientists are tracking glacier recession with GigaPan technology.
nrmsc.usgs.gov/research/global.htm
Search "ccme" on gigapan.org to view the USGS collection of Glacier National Park images.


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GigaPan Stitch.Efx version 2.1.0161 (Windows)
Panorama size: 3441 megapixels (137436 x 25040 pixels)
Input images: 588 (49 columns by 12 rows)
Field of view: 241.4 degrees wide by 44.0 degrees high (top=27.3, bottom=-16.7)
Settings:
Vignette correction on: c1=0.168 c2=-0.0885
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Image size: 3456x2592 (9.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2013-08-27 14:09:17 - 2013-08-27 14:46:27
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.004
ISO: 80
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 357.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 16.3 to 27.4 percent
Vertical overlap: 11.8 to 33.8 percent
Computer stats: 8061.59 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 1:08:42 (7.0 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 28:30, Projection: 16:55, Blending: 23:17
(Preview finished in 50:07)

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