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Sundial 313
State/Province:  Arizona Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
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Location:
  • Located in Sawmill County Park on Sawmill Road, next door to the jail.
 
Description:
  • This cast iron horizontal dial is set in a 6 foot diameter limestone base 2 feet off the ground. The interior region of the dial face is a white tile mosaic. The gnomon has pictures of buffalo and a horned lizard done in relief. The edge of the dial is a cast iron ring, upon which are four cardinal points and hour markers from 5am to 7pm, likewise in cast iron. The dial is corrected to mountain standard time.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Coconino County Parks Department
  • Designer: Geoffrey Gross
  • Builder: Geoffrey Gross
  • Construction Date: 12-Jun-03