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About This Gigapan

Taken by
Karl Overholt and Johan Offermans Karl Overholt and Johan Offermans
Explore score
3.75 Gigapixels
Date added
May 26, 2010
Date taken
May 24, 2010

Canon EOS 40D


Gigapan of Engelberg Abbey (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engelberg_Abbey Will open in a new tab or window) and the surrounding area in Engelberg, Central Switzerland. The Benedictine monastery was founded in 1120.

Around the abbey, you see a part of the village of Engelberg including the Gemeindehaus (city hall) of the town. Behind the abbey, you see the lift going up to Brunni (www.brunni.ch Will open in a new tab or window/), a ski resort in winter and a nature/walking area in summer.

Engelberg (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engelberg Will open in a new tab or window) is a popular tourist destination in Switzerland within an easy daytrip from Luzern (Lucerne). It is a spectacular area surrounded by mountains and is also at the basis of Titlis mountain which goes up to 3,239 meters (behind the photographer and not in the picture). Titlis is a popular central Switzerland ski resort and popular mountain area in summer.

Also have a look at the nearby 360 panorama we made of the surrounding area: www.360cities.net/image/engelberg#276.80,-2.10,70.0 Will open in a new tab or window

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0805 (Windows)
Panorama size: 3750 megapixels (125712 x 29832 pixels)
Input images: 954 (53 columns by 18 rows)
Field of view: 120.8 degrees wide by 28.7 degrees high (top=23.5, bottom=-5.2)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon EOS 40D
Image size: 3888x2592 (10.1 megapixels)
Capture time: 2010-05-24 14:54:34 - 2010-05-24 15:59:19
Aperture: f/11
Exposure time: 0.002
ISO: 400
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 647.5 mm
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 38.2 to 44.9 percent
Vertical overlap: 36.4 to 40.0 percent
Computer stats: 3894.93 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 4:37:28 (17 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 3:30:28, Projection: 10:25, Blending: 56:35
(Preview finished in 4:13:35)

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