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North American Sundial Society

Vancouver  

Sundial: 648
State/Province:  British Columbia Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 49° 16.389' N  123° 8.777' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • 1450 Chestnut St.
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    In front of Parkview Towers, adjacent to Vanier Park and H. R. MacMillan Planetarium
 
Description:
  • A large concrete and pebble horizontal dial with a 30 foot high gnomon. Hour lines are wood dividers in concrete with Roman numeral hour markers. Dial center and gnomon are situated in a lily pond.

    Dial is on private property but is fully visible from public street.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Parkview Towers Strata
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 
References:
  • Dial was included in NASS 2006 Conference sundial tour.

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