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Palos Verdes Estates  

Sundial: 740
State/Province:  California Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Armillary Sphere Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 33° 48.033' N  118° 23.464' W
Location:
  • Malaga Cove
    Granvilla Altamira and Via Fernandez
    Near 311 Palos Verdes Drive West
    Palos Verdes Estates
 
Description:
  • A 1.5 meter diameter bronze armillary sphere atop a beige stone pedestal at the center of a 9 meter diameter pond or fountain. The Armillary includes meridian, equatorial and horizon rings as well as Arctic and Antarctic circles. The equatorial ring is perforated with Roman hour numerals and Zodiacal symbols. The central gnomon rod has a ball at the north end and an arrow tail at the south end.
 
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Last Revised: 6/24/2012 20:08
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