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Bullhead City  

Sundial 458
State/Province:  Arizona Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Monofilar Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   35° 06' N Longitude:   114° 24' W
Location:
  • In the central courtyard of the bullhead City Administration Offices in front of the Municipal Court at 1255 marina Blvd.
 
Description:
  • This horizontal dial is an engraved flagstone approximately 42 inches in diameter designed by John Carmichael. The monofilar gnomon is a stranded brass cable that extends upward to a height of 18 inches and is held taught by a rock counterweight. Hour lines and direction of sunrise and sunset for the equinoxes and solstices are given. Also has noon Mark, The Equation of time, and a 32-point Compass Rosette
 
General Information:
  • Owner: City of Bullhead City Administration Offices
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