Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Burlington  

Sundial 694
State/Province:  Vermont Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  Very Good
Latitude:   44° 28.578' N Longitude:   73° 13.284' W
Location:
  • ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, second floor patio
    1 College Street
    Burlington
 
Description:
  • A 40 inch tall, helical, lens focusing projection equatorial dial of bronze and glass. A sliding time scale adjusts for longitude, DST and EOT. Cylindrical focusing mirrors project a sharply focused band of light on the inside of the helical time scale. This is a Precision Sundials Renaissance sundial.

    ECHO is an acronym for Ecology, Culture, History and Opportunity.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: ECHO Science Center, Burlington, Vermont
  • Designer: Bill Gottesman
  • Builder: Bill Gottesman
  • Construction Date: 2003
 

Last Revised: 7/23/2011 11:15