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Council Bluffs  

Sundial 479
State/Province:  Iowa Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Gnomon Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   41° 15.5' N Longitude:   95° 51.0' W
Location:
  • Council Bluffs Public Library
    400 Willow Avenue
    Courtyard at entrance
 
Description:
  • Vertical gnomon casting its shadow onto a plaza in front of the city library. Modernistic design.

    This dial has been scheduled for removal as of October, 2010 due to cracking and to make more green space.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: City of Council Bluffs
  • Designer: Ross McCluney
  • Builder: Leo Daly, Omaha
 

Last Revised: 7/23/2011 11:19