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Edinburg  

Sundial 478
State/Province:  Texas Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Gnomon Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   26° 18.350' N Longitude:   98° 10.233' W
Location:
  • University of Texas
    Pan American Campus, Plaza del Sol
    Edinburg
 
Description:
  • A vertical gnomon 19.58 feet tall projects its shadow onto a modernistic courtyard. The courtyard has inlays showing the hour corrected for the equation of time, give a sinuous set of curves to the hour lines.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Probably the University of Texas
  • Designer: Ross McCluney and Susan Miller
  • Builder: Kell, Munoz and Wigodsky, Architects, San Antonio
  • Construction Date: October 1996
 
 
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