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Edmonton  

Sundial 195
State/Province:  Alberta Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   53° 33' N Longitude:   113° 28' W
Location:
  • Ft Edmonton (historic reconstruction)
 
Description:
  • A horizontal dial of varnished wooden shaped as octagon, perhaps 24 in. across, 2 in. thick, with very thick wedge-shaped gnomon. Roman numerals carved at ends of hour lines. Dial sits atop a segment of tree trunk.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Ft. Edmonton
  • 'Tak tent 'o time ere time tak tent 'o thee' around rim
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