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Sundial: 893
State/Province:  Alabama Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 31° 17.317' N  86° 15.217' W
Location:
  • On the MacArthur Campus of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.
 
Description:
  • This 2-foot diameter equatorial disk is of quarter-inch aluminum plate with hourly time marks cut through with slots. Shorter slots mark half our and fifteen minute intervals. The noon mark is surrounded by short holes made at five minute intervals. At the top of the dial is a cut fleur de lis.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Lurleen B. Wallace Community College
  • Designer: Thomas Hale
  • Builder: Cody Catrett and Thomas Hale
  • Construction Date: January 2017
 

Last Revised: 2018-01-12 15:27

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