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Aialik Glacier, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska by Vicki Hertzberg

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Taken by
Vicki Hertzberg Vicki Hertzberg
Explore score
0.44 Gigapixels
Date added
Jul 26, 2011
Date taken
Jul 17, 2011

The mouth of this glacier is over a mile wide. The only way to get a clue as to its scope from up close is with Gigapan

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  1. Nathan Wong

    Nathan Wong (July 26, 2011, 02:31PM )

    I actually have never seen this glacier from this angle. We took a trip to this glacier twice and they were separated by decades. The second time I went my wife was dying to see the glaciers and was excited when we were taking the boat ride out to it. I think she was expecting to see those huge glaciers crashing into ocean as the cruise ships go by that we see in those promotional videos for Alaska and cruise ships. When we finally arrived and she saw the dirty glaciers you see in your Gigapan I knew she was disappointed because she basically went inside the cabin after 5 minutes. Expectations can kill the best experiences you'll never have because of them. Thanks for posting this!

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0804 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 439 megapixels (40824 x 10776 pixels)
Input images: 147 (21 columns by 7 rows)
Field of view: 134.8 degrees wide by 35.6 degrees high (top=26.1, bottom=-9.4)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot A720 IS
Image size: 3264x2448 (8.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2011-07-17 17:13:50 - 2011-07-17 17:22:52
Aperture: f/4.8
Exposure time: 0.0025
ISO: 80
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 210.7 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 41.5 to 46.8 percent
Vertical overlap: 41.9 to 44.9 percent
Computer stats: 3840 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 11:11 (4.6 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 4:02, Projection: 56 seconds, Blending: 6:12
(Preview finished in 6:02)

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