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Andover soil profile #1 by Ken Tamminga

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Taken by
Ken Tamminga Ken Tamminga
Explore score
0.31 Gigapixels
Date added
Sep 10, 2009
Date taken
Sep 10, 2009

Canon PowerShot SX10


Andover soils are typically found along the lower slopes of the ridges that characterize the Ridge & Valley physiographic province of central Pennsylvania.

USDA/NRCS's Official Soil Series Description: "Very deep, poorly drained soils formed in colluvium. They are on benches, toeslopes, footslopes, and swales along the base of prominent ridges. Slopes range from 0 to 15 percent. Permeability is slow."
for more detail, see:
www2.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/A/ANDOVER.html Will open in a new tab or window
for further information on geological context, see:
tin.er.usgs.gov/geology/state/sgmc-unit.php?unit=PAOcn%3B15 Will open in a new tab or window
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PNDI plant community: Dry Oakā€“Heath Forest (e.g. Chestnut oak, Scarlet oak, Pitch pine, White pine, Red maple, Sweet birch; ericaceous species such as Lowbush blueberry and Mountain laurel). For further detail, see:
www.naturalheritage.state.pa.us/fikebook.aspx Will open in a new tab or window
location: Larson Agricultural Research Center, Penn State University

latitude: 40.711898 longitude: -77.932264

for 360 deg. pan context, see:
GigaPanographers: Ken Tamminga, Rick Stehouwer

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3865 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 310 megapixels (20893 x 14843 pixels)
Input images: 64 (8 columns by 8 rows)
Field of view: 1.2 degrees wide by 0.9 degrees high (top=0.1, bottom=-0.8)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX10 IS
Image size: 3648x2736 (10.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-09-10 14:53:33 - 2009-09-10 14:58:42
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.1
ISO: 80
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 434.5 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 31.9 to 36.7 percent
Vertical overlap: 35.9 to 43.6 percent
Computer stats: 3840 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 35:05 (0:32 per picture)
Alignment: 6:27, Projection: 3:15, Blending: 25:22

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