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Oberlin  

Sundial: 63
State/Province:  Ohio Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Sun Alignment Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 41° 17.447' N  82° 13.310' W
Location:
  • Oberlin College, at the entrance to the Adam Lewis Center for Environmental Studies Building, 122 Elm Street
 
Description:
  • When is a flag pole more than a flag pole? When it has cement walkway curved for the summer solstice, a path for the winter solstice and a distinguishing straight cement line for the spring and fall equinox. This dial has no hour markers, and is intended to show the seasons. The tip of the flag pole will follow these lines at the appropriate day of the season.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Oberlin College
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 

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