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Colorado Springs  

Sundial 696
State/Province:  Colorado Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Point in Space Condition:  Very Good
Latitude:   38° 47.367' N Longitude:   104° 50.450' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • The Colorado Springs School
    El Pomar Academic Center parking lot
    21 Broadmoor Avenue
    Colorado Springs
 
Description:
  • A point-in-space or nodus dial with a 65 foot diameter dial face with seasonal markers extending nearly 150 foot wide due to uneven terrain. Time and date are indicated by the shadow of the tip of the 15 foot high curved gnomon. The dial is made of concrete, steel angle, cast iron and Breeze Stone, a compacted crushed stone. Roman hour numerals are cast iron, cast by students at The Colorado Springs School. The dial was designed and built by students, alumni and faculty of the school over a five year period. Provision is made for 60 stone date markers, set to indicate dates of significance to the school calendar.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: The Colorado Springs School
  • Designer: Mais Korniyenko
  • Builder: Maxwell Fagin, Tyler Boschert, Miller Adam
  • Construction Date: 10-Sep
 

Last Revised: 7/23/2011 11:15