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Nassau Bay  

Sundial 714
State/Province:  Texas Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   29° 32.017' N Longitude:   95° 05.333' W
Location:
  • South of picnic shelter, Nassau Park
    18801 Upper Bay Road
    Nassau Bay
 
Description:
  • A cast concrete horizontal dial with a rugged steel water pipe gnomon. Dial face has hour and half hour marks with Roman hour numerals showing CDST and a compass rose with dial coordinates. A graph marked in the concrete shows EOT correction.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: City of Nassau Bay, Texas
  • "A Sundial for Nassau Bay
    Read time at center of shadow" on plaque
    "Sine Sol E Sileo" on dial face
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1978
 

Last Revised: 7/23/2011 11:15