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St. Augustine  

Sundial: 943
State/Province:  Florida Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 29° 53.562' N  81° 18.961' W
Location:
  • On the lawn of the Crisp Ellert Art Museum, 48 Sevilla St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
 
Description:
  • A stainless steel about 12-inches in diameter with an equatorial band from 6am to 6pm. The equatorial band is about 1 1/2 inches wide while the meridian arc is about one inch wide. The gnomon is a stainless steel rod about 1/4 inch in diameter. The metal support has a large compass rose, with points to the four major and minor cardinal points. The dial sits upon a classic Charles Dickens formed pedestal with square base and top.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Crisp Ellert Art Museum
  • Inscribed on the equatorial band: ara quasi umbra
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 

Last Revised: 2019-04-03 14:32
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