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Hagerstown soil profile #2 by Ken Tamminga

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Taken by
Ken Tamminga Ken Tamminga
Explore score
0.52 Gigapixels
Date added
Sep 11, 2009
Date taken
Sep 10, 2009

Canon PowerShot SX10


Hagerstown soil is the basis of some of the most productive agricultural land in the state. It is formed from the Coburn and Bellefonte limestone formations of the Ridge & Valley physiographic province of central Pennsylvania.

USDA/NRCS's Official Soil Series Description: "deep and very deep, well drained soils formed in residuum of hard gray limestone. Slope ranges from 0 to 45 percent. Permeability is moderate."
for full description, see: www2.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/H/HAGERSTOWN.html Will open in a new tab or window
for further information on the Coburn formation, 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: Red Oak-Mixed Hardwood Forest (e.g. Red oak, White oak, Black oak, Red maple, hickory species; understory of arrowwood, serviceberry, hornbeam, hop-hornbeam, witch-hazel, and spicebush). For further detail, see:
www.naturalheritage.state.pa.us/fikebook.aspx Will open in a new tab or window
location: Larson Agricultural Research Center

latitude: 40.715586 longitude: -77.935236

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: 517 megapixels (31987 x 16167 pixels)
Input images: 96 (12 columns by 8 rows)
Field of view: 13.3 degrees wide by 6.7 degrees high (top=5.8, bottom=-0.9)
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 15:51:18 - 2009-09-10 15:59:04
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.02
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 565.2 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 28.1 to 31.7 percent
Vertical overlap: 28.0 to 36.4 percent
Computer stats: 3840 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 50:01 (0:31 per picture)
Alignment: 7:11, Projection: 4:56, Blending: 37:53

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