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Pillow Basalts 6 by Jen Piatek

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Jen Piatek Jen Piatek
Explore score
1
Size
0.28 Gigapixels
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963
Date added
Mar 07, 2009
Date taken
Mar 07, 2009
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GigaPan w/Canon SD850

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Sixth in a series of pans of exposures of the Talcott basalt (early Jurassic age, ~200 million years old) in Meriden, CT

One last pan before we leave here - another good section for examining both the interior and exterior textures inside the pillows of basalt. The exteriors are often fractured and cracked as a result of the quick cooling of the crust, which is then fractured as more molten lava is pushed into the interior, expanding the size of the pillow

See also:
www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=18652
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www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=18539
www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=18532
www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=18522


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Stitcher Notes

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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3865 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 280 megapixels (18040 x 15560 pixels)
Input images: 99 (9 columns by 11 rows)
Field of view: 80.7 degrees wide by 69.6 degrees high (top=54.5, bottom=-15.1)
Settings:
Use larger blending region
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SD850 IS
Image size: 3264x2448 (8.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-03-07 11:44:44 - 2009-03-07 11:52:55
Aperture: f/5.5
Exposure time: 0.003125
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 140.4 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Automatic
Horizontal overlap: 49.8 to 67.7 percent
Vertical overlap: 42.7 to 48.1 percent
Computer stats: 2560 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 2:23:16 (1:26 per picture)
Alignment: 10:46, Projection: 6:09, Blending: 2:06:20

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