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Sidney  

Sundial: 749
State/Province:  British Columbia Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 48° 39.027' N  123° 23.907' W
Location:
  • The dial is located a few meters to the north of the War Memorial, in a small flowerbed immediately adjacent to the main entrance to Sidney Municipal Hall, 2440 Sidney Avenue.
 
Description:
  • A 10 inch diameter horizontal bronze dial with hour lines, quarter hour marks and Roman hour numerals. The dial face includes a central compass rose. The dial sits atop a fluted concrete pedestal. The dial is gnomonically correct, designed for latitude.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: City of Sidney
  • I COUNT ONLY SUNNY HOURS
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 

Last Revised: 6/26/2012 11:33
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