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Kelowna  

Sundial 716
State/Province:  British Columbia Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   49° 48' N Longitude:   119° 36' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Private residence
 
Description:
  • An approximately 18 inch diameter equatorial dial of brushed aluminum and stainless steel with painted steel equatorial and meridian supports. Hour lines and Arabic hour numerals are marked on dial face and a bow string gnomon is tensioned by the meridian arc, which is adjustable for latitude and provided with a marked scale. Meridian arc is supported on a 3-inch diameter steel pole fixed in concrete.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Greg Weflen
  • Inscribed "2008" to commemorate building of a new home.
  • Designer: Ralph Weflen
  • Builder: Ralph Weflen
  • Construction Date: 2008
 

Last Revised: 7/23/2011 11:15