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Dimensions2322 x 4781
Original file size2.75 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken1-May-14 17:11
Date modified9-Jun-14 20:05
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal length24 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/250 at f/4.5
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias+1 1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern

As its name implies, Ecuador was derived from the word “equator” because of its central position on the planet. A French mission came to Ecuador in 1736 to map the exact location of the equator. They calculated that it was located about 20 kilometers north of the center of the Ecuadorian capital of Quito. This monument called Mitad del Mundo – “The Middle of the World” - was erected to mark the “exact” location of the equator. Or so they thought…...