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Twelve Apostles 1of3 by Richard Calhoun

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Richard Calhoun Richard Calhoun
Explore score
2.30 Gigapixels
Date added
Jan 01, 2009
Date taken
Dec 20, 2008

Canon SX110is


I have had the fortune to go to the Twelve Apostles twice now and both times it has been hazy. No big deal, just wish I could have taken a GigaPan on a nice clear day. In this GigaPan, the different colors of the cliff on the right are from where the sun did come out of the clouds for a while and then went back behind the clouds. The washed out area in the middle is where the sun came out, and the colorful areas are where the sun was behind the clouds. This is the first of three GigaPans I took here.

Since I couldn't put it any more concisely, here is a description from www.visitvictoria.com Will open in a new tab or window
The Twelve Apostles are giant rock stacks that rise majestically from the Southern Ocean and are the central feature of the rugged Port Campbell National Park. The Twelve Apostles are the remnants from constant erosion of the limestone cliffs of the mainland that began 10-20 million years ago. The stormy Southern Ocean and blasting winds gradually eroded the softer limestone, forming caves in the cliffs. The caves eventually became arches and when they collapsed rock stacks up to 45 metres high were left isolated from the shore.
The Twelve Apostles are located just east of Port Campbell, along the Great Ocean Road. - visitvictoria.com

Gigapan Comments (2)

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  1. Richard Calhoun

    Richard Calhoun (March 19, 2009, 08:51PM )

    You're right. You're the first person (if not to at least see it) to comment on it. I didn't even see it. Kinda takes away from the pic.

  2. Len Carriage

    Len Carriage (March 19, 2009, 03:20PM )

    Eeuuww, dead dolphin on the beach

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3510 (Windows)
Panorama size: 2298 megapixels (83294 x 27591 pixels)
Input images: 448 (32 columns by 14 rows)
Field of view: 154.0 degrees wide by 51.0 degrees high (top=15.6, bottom=-35.4)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Image size: 3456x2592 (9.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2008-12-20 21:55:30 - 2008-12-20 22:28:01
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.005
ISO: 80
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 357.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Automatic
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 24.3 to 40.6 percent
Vertical overlap: 23.5 to 27.6 percent
Computer stats: 2046.42 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 7:13:00 (0:57 per picture)
Alignment: 1:19:32, Projection: 31:06, Blending: 5:22:22

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