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Sundial 236
State/Province:  California Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  
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Location:
  • Mills College
    In the courtyard of the Physical Sciences and Mathematics Bldg.
 
Description:
  • Large horizontal dial, with steel gnomon 22 ft. long, 14 ft. high. Constructed of three welded pieces of 2-inch thick steel plate, the dial sits in a courtyard. There are no hour lines, only hour markers are placed on the lawn and brick patio around the dial. EOT values for every 5 days are shown on the north face of the support.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Mills College
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