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Vallejo  

Sundial: 235
State/Province:  California Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude:   38° 6.012' N Longitude: 122° 15.751' W
Location:
  • 289 Mare Island Way
    Vallejo, CA 94590
    The Ferry Terminal in Vallejo, California is the northernmost terminal in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dial is at the entrance
 
Description:
  • A 5-foot equatorial sundial with elegant time and meridian supporting arcs. The gnomon A 5 ft. aluminum polar dial. The gnomon has the profile of the Golden Gate Bridge. Time is marked in both standard and daylight saving time with Roman numerals. The dial was a gift from Vallejo's Sister city, Akashi, Japan.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: City of Vallejo
  • "Vallejo and Akashi Sister City Anniversary Commemorative Monument. October 9, 1988. in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the sister city relationship between the cities of Vallejo and Akshi. This sundial is presented from the city of Akashi , Japan, which is located on the 135th degree of East longitude, and symbolizes her heartfelt attachment for the Japan standard time meridian."
  • Designer: From Akashi, Japan
  • Builder: From Akashi, Japan
  • Construction Date: 1988
 

Last Revised: 2019-02-09 15:03