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Ridgecrest  

Sundial: 679
State/Province:  California Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 35° 37.830' N  117° 40.125' W
Location:
  • Maturango Museum
    100 E. Las Flores Ave.
    Ridgecrest
 
Description:
  • A 20x15 foot axis analemmatic dial built of cement hour posts, metal markers and tile and lava rock on the high desert floor outside the museum building.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Maturango Museum
  • Let Your Shadow Tell the Time
    Stand on the Current Month, your shadow will point to the time
    During Daylight Saving, add an hour.
    In memory of Bill Faith, March 2010
  • Designer: Maturango Museum Sundial Committee
  • Builder: Maturango Museum Sundial Committee
  • Construction Date: February, 2010
 
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