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A loose granular substance, typically pale yellowish brown, resulting from the erosion of siliceous and other rocks and forming a major constituent of beaches, riverbeds, the seabed, and deserts
Sand is a naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles. The composition of sand is highly variable, depending on the local rock sources and conditions, but the most common constituent of sand in inland continental settings and non-tropical coastal settings is silica (silicon dioxide, or SiO2), usually in the form of quartz.
The second most common form of sand is calcium carbonate, for example aragonite, which has mostly been created, over the past half billion years, by various forms of life like coral and shellfish. It is, for example, the primary form of sand apparent in areas where reefs have dominated the ecosystem for millions of years, like the Caribbean.
Originally posted by LerroyJenkins
reply to post by impaired
LOL np dude..."Originally posted by (Hellas)" was the post I read first..so kudos to him/her I just kept messing around with it and figured it out and remembered what phage had said about a java coding error
The way i do it, Go here first
Then pick an image(say the first one)
Now see the full resolution link?(right under image credit
Once that page opens up just edit the "I" to an "E"
Sorry for all the links.. I dont know how to embed haha..as much as I wanted this to be something seems its just a website coding error
Originally posted by Spruk
Originally posted by Skywatcher2011
reply to post by Spruk
Although you are partially right on this one, most of the US and Canadian oceans do contain gray sand...just saying
*shrug*, I'm no rock person , Rocks are just not animated enough for my likings
Originally posted by LightAssassin
reply to post by LerroyJenkins
Works for me too.
It's easy, Impaired.
You got it working yet?
In other news, ATS member Impaired has just sold his complete Gigapan image to Reuters for $15,000. Impaired commented on how 'he did a lot of hard work but after the efforts of him and him alone discovered a way of finding the high res images on NASA's site, he was able complete this work and find the highest bidder.