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- Brian Whalley
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- 0.21 Gigapixels
- Date added
- June 27, 2011
- Date taken
- June 27, 2011
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The west-facing cliffs of Mam Tor have slumped, over what is thought to have been several thousand years. The A6187 road once came up through the area of small slipes seen in this view. Examination shows the buckling and rupture of this road.
An illustrative slide/Powerpoint is available by Alastair Ross (an undergraduate at Portsmouth University:
userweb.port.ac.uk Alastair Ross 122139
The following references are cited:
Allen, J.R.L., (1960). The Mam Tor Sandstones: a "Turbidite" facies of the Namurian deltas of Derbyshire, England. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology 30(2). 193-208 Spears, D.A., Amin, M.A., (1981). A mineralogical and geochemical study of Turbidite sanstones and interbedded shales, Mam Tor, Derbyshire, UK. Clay Minerals 16(4), 333-345 : ill
Arkwright, J. C., Rutter, E. H., Holloway, R. F., (2003a). The Mam Tor landslip: still moving after all these years. Geology Today. 19(2), 56-64.
Cripps, J.C., Hird, C.C., (1992). A guide to the landslide at Mam Tor. Geoscientist, 2(3), 22-27
Rutter, E. H., Arkwright, J. C., Holloway, R. F, Waghorn, D., (2003). Strains and displacements in the Mam Tor landslip, Derbyshire, England. Journal of the Geological Society, London. 160, 735- 744.
Skempton, A.W., Leadbeater, A.D., Chandler, R.J., (1989). The Mam Tor landslide, North Derbyshire. - London: Royal Society.
Stevenson. I. P., Gannt, G. D., Mitchell, M., Calver, M. A., Harrison, R. K., (1979), Geology of the country around Chapel En Le Frith. Natural Environment Research Council.
Waltham, A.C., Dixon, N., (2000). Movement of the Mam Tor landslide, Derbyshire, UK. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology & Hydrogeology 33(2), 105-123
Wedage, A. M P., Morgenstern, N. R., Analysis of Mam Tor landslide considering rate effects on the residual strength of the shear zone. 229-232.
GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0804 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 208 megapixels (26716 x 7796 pixels)
Input images: 84 (14 columns by 6 rows)
Field of view: 38.9 degrees wide by 11.4 degrees high (top=1.2, bottom=-10.2)
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Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon EOS 7D
Image size: 2592x1728 (4.5 megapixels)
Capture time: 2011-06-27 08:58:39 - 2011-06-27 09:04:11
Exposure time: 0.00133333
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 942.2 mm
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 26.0 to 30.6 percent
Vertical overlap: 29.4 to 33.2 percent
Computer stats: 12288 MB RAM, 6 CPUs
Total time 1:30 (1.1 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 44 seconds, Projection: 9.1 seconds, Blending: 37 seconds
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