This view was taken at approximately 6:45 AM on Wednesday, July 7, 2010. On the left we are looking to the southwest. On the right we are looking toward the northeast. For a medium-sized version of the panorama click here. For the larger JPEG version, click here. If you’d like to see the uncompressed TIFF file, you can download it here (38.3 MB).
Gettysburg has not seen rain for a number of weeks now. The drought is apparent on most parts of the field, including our panorama here. Stone Avenue is currently closed due to construction. The crop planted in the right portion of the view is soybeans. The photographer is standing in front of (west of) the Reynolds Equestrian Statue on West McPherson’s Ridge.
Here is our panorama which we have labeled to point out some of the landmarks in this view. Click on the image above for a larger version. This view was taken facing southwest to northeast at approximately 6:45 AM on Wednesday, July 7, 2010.