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Palisades along the Columbia River
Palisades along the Columbia River
TitlePalisades along the Columbia River
DescriptionSepia image of the rock formation known as Palisades -- a segment of the Columbia River basalt formations. The Palisades sit up on the hillside above the banks of the Columbia. At the base of the rock formation are deciduous trees mixed in with a few evergreens. The middle background shows the sharp incline of the mountain ending, and a vertical bluff arising, leading to a plateau. The far right background continues with the rock formation to the end of the image.
TGM SubjectRock formations
LC SubjectRivers
Place NamesColumbia River
GenreOutdoor landscape
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
RightsThis item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives
Collection TitlePrint Collection
Collection IdentifierPH035
Additional Digital Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH035_9580.tif -- 16 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 6468 x 3997 pixels -- 1200 dpi -- 155,129,808 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH035_9580jc.tif -- 16 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 6468 x 3997 pixels -- 1200 dpi -- 361,951,740 bytes //
Capture methodScanned in reflective mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner (Scanner C). Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 63 - 1.00 - 193 prior to capture.
File Size151,379 bytes
Color Space8 bit -- RGB -- sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Processing HistoryScanned image enters Photoshop as 16 bit RGB. Archived tiff is saved. Adobe Photoshop used to reorient and crop image, set and neutralize shadow and highlight point, adjust midtone contrast. Second production tiff saved, retaining adjustments layers. Photoshop used to convert color profile from Adobe RGB (1998) to sRGB, set resolution to 125 dpi and resize the width of the image to 875. Display jpeg saved after resizing.
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