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Calgary  

Sundial 666
State/Province:  Alberta Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   51° 02.240' N Longitude:   113° 56.737' W
Location:
  • Elliston Park
    17th Ave. SE at 60th St.
    North of parking lot off trail by lake.
 
Description:
  • An analemmatic dial with 14.8 foot major axis of concrete, pebble and rock with cast concrete hour markers. Hour lines are longitude corrected and mark DST. A Zodiac date line of colored concrete is inlaid on the dial face. Seasonal markers for sunrise and sunset are included.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Calgary Parks
  • Nothing Without the Sun
    No Wind, No Cloud
    No Rain, No Grain
    No Sea, No Waves
    No Light, No Sight
    No Beauty to Behold
    No Tales to Betold
  • Designer: Roger Bailey, W. Erickson, R. Gibson, M. Miklos
  • Builder: R. Gibson
  • Construction Date: 2000
 
References:
  • NASS Compendium, V10-1, March 2003
    NASS Compendium, V10-3, September 2003