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Hamilton  

Sundial 492
State/Province:  Ontario Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Poor
Latitude:   43° 14' N Longitude:   79° 53' W
Location:
  • Terryberry library, at corner of Mohawk Road and West 5th Street.
 
Description:
  • On the outside south wall of the library, about 15 feet above the ground is a vertical dial about one meter square. Dial is declined 18 deg 6 min west. The 1pm and 8pm numbers are missing. The dial is stone with aluminum gnomon and numbers.
 
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  • Construction Date: 1975