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San Carlos  

Sundial: 424
State/Province:  California Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 37° 29.350' N  122° 15.950' W
Location:
  • Corner of Graceland and Forest Lane, mounted on end wall of home at 2 Forest Lane
 
Description:
  • This vertical dial is approximately 4 foot high by 6 foot long, mounted on the end wall of a house that can be publicly viewed. Dial has hour lines and lines marking the equator and solstice shadow limits. Made of wood and brass.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Ken Struven
  • Inscribed "The sun has the power to show the hour"
  • Designer: Ken Struven
  • Builder: Ken Struven
  • Construction Date: May-99
 

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