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Anvers Island and West Antarctic Peninsula by Palmer Station

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Palmer Station Palmer Station
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0.50 Gigapixels
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Date added
Jan 18, 2012
Date taken
Jan 16, 2012
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Anvers Island including Mt. Agamemnon, Francais, Rennie, Moberly, William and the southern range on Wienke Island shot from the south on the Outcast Islands in the Palmer Station vicinity. The Marr Ice Piedmont covers southwest Anvers Island. Part of the US Antarctic Program's Palmer Station research base can be seen on ice-free Gamage Point below the mountains, and some of the near islands of the Palmer Basin ASMA can be seen, including Torgersen, and Litchfield (ASPA #113). Gigapan photo composed of 96 pictures shot on January 16, 2012 by Paul Queior and Natalie Harr on behalf of Dr. Rick Lee's "bugger" science team B-256-P which studies the wingless midge under NSF/OPP Award 0837559, and in support of their educational outreach program with Crestwood Local School District in Ohio.


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GigaPan Stitch version 1.2.0087 (Windows)
Panorama size: 500 megapixels (59592 x 8400 pixels)
Input images: 96 (24 columns by 4 rows)
Field of view: 275.7 degrees wide by 38.9 degrees high (top=20.5, bottom=-18.4)
Settings:
Vignette correction off
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Image size: 3456x2592 (9.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2012-01-16 15:44:20 - 2012-01-16 15:53:34
Aperture: f/4 - f/8
Exposure time: 0.000625 - 0.002
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 133.5 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Automatic
Horizontal overlap: 21.2 to 37.4 percent
Vertical overlap: 23.4 to 27.9 percent
Computer stats: 3511.22 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 6:46 (4.2 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 2:06, Projection: 44 seconds, Blending: 3:56
(Preview finished in 3:29)

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