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Kilauea Caldera by ted Brattstrom

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ted Brattstrom ted Brattstrom
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17
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0.97 Gigapixels
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1975
Date added
May 21, 2010
Date taken
May 19, 2010
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This image was taken from the Jagger Museum overlook In Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, a World Heritage Area whc.unesco.org/en/list/409 Will open in a new tab or window
Inside Halema'uma'u - the pit crater inside the caldera - is a lava lake, which is also putting out "vog" - a combination of Water vapor, Sulfur dioxide, Carbon dioxide, and ash (when the plume is browner - it's got more ash)

Trade winds drive the plume to the right, towards the school I teach at. And, the area below the plume is a "desert" - in this case, it is a "Chemical Desert" due to acid rain.


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GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0805 (Windows)
Panorama size: 969 megapixels (83028 x 11680 pixels)
Input images: 294 (42 columns by 7 rows)
Field of view: 129.2 degrees wide by 18.2 degrees high (top=1.8, bottom=-16.3)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Image size: 3456x2592 (9.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2010-05-19 15:44:47 - 2010-05-19 16:05:34
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.008
ISO: 80
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 357.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Automatic
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 41.2 to 46.9 percent
Vertical overlap: 39.2 to 44.8 percent
Computer stats: 2007.63 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 40:07 (8.2 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 13:07, Projection: 3:43, Blending: 23:18
(Preview finished in 23:03)

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