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Sundial 574
State/Province:  Arizona Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   33° 37' N Longitude:   112° 21' W
Location:
  • Surprise Crossing Safeway Shopping Center, on the sidewalk at the south side of building entrance.
 
Description:
  • A 108-inch diameter granite dial face with a 92-inch steel gnomon and nodus. Dial furniture includes a solar noon mark, sunrise and sunset points on the solstices and equinoxes, ecliptic date lines and an EOT graph.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Surprise Crossing Safeway Shopping Center
  • Designer: John Carmichael
  • Builder: TriPlus Partners
  • Construction Date: Early 2006