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Sundial 755
State/Province:  British Columbia Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   48° 25.165' N Longitude:   123° 22.274' W
Location:
  • Behind the BC Legislature
    In Rose Garden
    Access from Menzie St. east of legislature
    Victoria
 
Description:
  • A 12 inch diameter cast bronze horizontal dial with hour lines, quarter-hour marks and Roman hour numerals. Dial face includes a central compass rose with cardinal directions. The dial sits atop a cast decorative concrete pedestal. The dial is correctly designed for the location and is one of at least seven such dials in the Victoria area.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: British Columbia Government
  • I COUNT ONLY THE SUNNY HOURS
  • Designer:
  • Builder: Vic Art Stone
 

Last Revised: 6/26/2012 15:22