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Swiftcurrent Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana 2013 by Lisa McKeon

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Lisa McKeon Lisa McKeon
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1
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1.56 Gigapixels
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838
Date added
Sep 23, 2013
Date taken
Sep 04, 2013
Categories
environmental, geology, landscape, nature
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Swiftcurrent Glacier in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA, once filled the expanse of rocky ledge it sits atop. Now, reduced to two small pieces, the glacier continues to recede in response to the climate. 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.

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: 1560 megapixels (48892 x 31908 pixels)
Input images: 255 (17 columns by 15 rows)
Field of view: 82.5 degrees wide by 53.9 degrees high (top=18.2, bottom=-35.7)
Settings:
Vignette correction on
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Image size: 3456x2592 (9.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2013-09-04 12:05:51 - 2013-09-04 12:21:24
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.008
ISO: 80
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 357.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 17.5 to 34.4 percent
Vertical overlap: 16.1 to 38.8 percent
Computer stats: 8061.59 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 17:35 (4.1 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 5:36, Projection: 3:43, Blending: 8:16
(Preview finished in 11:25)
Color Adjustments:
black: 12.9
white: 99.2
gamma: 0.84
exposure: -0.5
temperature: 4

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