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Houston  

Sundial: 985
State/Province:  Minnesota Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 43° 45.891' N  91° 34.260' W
Location:
  • At the Houston Nature Center, trail head for the Root River State Trail. 215 W Plum St.Houston.
 
Description:
  • A simple analemmatic dial laid out in a square concrete base. The walkway and hour surrounds are black with white lettering. The hours are Roman numerals run from VI (morning) to VIII (evening). The dial is adjusted for daylight saving time and longitude such that when the sun is on the meridian, the dial shows about 6m after 1pm.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Houston Nature Center
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 

Last Revised: 2019-08-31 00:54:39
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