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Atlanta  

Sundial 272
State/Province:  Georgia Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  Fair
Latitude:   33° 45.565' N Longitude:   84° 23.367' W
Location:
  • International Blvd N.W. and Carnegie Way
    Near entrance to Walton Spring Park - a small downtown plaza with shade trees & a circular seating area around an obelisk.
 
Description:
  • This equatorial dial 1 meter in diameter. Made of iron, it has both an equatorial and meridian arc. There is an east-west thin vertical hoop that holds the arcs together. The sundial gnomon is an arrow held by the meridian arc and pointing to the north celestial pole. The dial rests on a triangular base that has the German eagle carved on all three sides.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: City of Atlanta
  • The Federal Republic/ of Germany/ to/ The City of Atlanta/ 1983
  • Designer: Federal Republic of Germany
  • Builder: Federal Republic of Germany
  • Construction Date: 1983
 

Last Revised: 2017-05-22 15:25