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West Bay, Dorset by richard edmonds

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Aug 12, 2009
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Aug 08, 2009
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The harbour at West Bay dates back some 300 years and was built around the River Brit but has changed greatly over the years. The new harbour breakwaters were completed in 2005 and the western arm was rebuilt entirely. The harbour is important for fishing, diving and recreation.

The cliffs beyond West Bay form part of the Dorset and East Devon coast World Heritage Site.

The beach in the foreground is what is now regarded as the western end of Chesil Beach, a barrier beach that runs for 28km to the east where it joins Portland to the rest of Dorset.

www.jurassiccoast.com Will open in a new tab or windowwww.soton.ac.uk/~imw/West-Bay-Harbour-Beach.htm Will open in a new tab or windowCase study for ‘A’ level students:

www.dorsetforyou.com/index.jsp?articleid=1835 Will open in a new tab or window


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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3864 (Windows)
Panorama size: 278 megapixels (28479 x 9767 pixels)
Input images: 55 (11 columns by 5 rows)
Field of view: 161.0 degrees wide by 55.2 degrees high (top=30.7, bottom=-24.5)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SD880 IS
Image size: 3648x2736 (10.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-08-08 08:22:23 - 2009-08-08 08:25:46
Aperture: f/5.6
Exposure time: 0.00125
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 97.1 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Automatic
Exposure mode: Automatic
Horizontal overlap: 32.2 to 38.1 percent
Vertical overlap: 35.0 to 35.7 percent
Computer stats: 1023.23 MB RAM, 1 CPUs
Total time 59:34 (1:04 per picture)
Alignment: 4:37, Projection: 7:06, Blending: 47:49

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