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Lake Oswego  

Sundial 763
State/Province:  Oregon Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   45° 23.927' N Longitude:   122° 38.806' W
Location:
  • Marylhurst University
    Near library and book store
    17600 Pacific Highway (Hwy. 43)
    Lake Oswego (near Portland)
 
Description:
  • An analemmatic dial with 20 foot major axis, 14 foot minor axis with hour markers and date line made of sandblasted concrete paver stones. A platform stand on the west side holds instructions on using the dial.

    A preliminary version of this dial was included on the 2009 NASS Conference Sundial Tour.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Marylhurst University
  • Designer: John Schilke; Jan Dabrowski (Marylhurst Physics and Astronomy faculty)
  • Builder: John Schilke, Jan Dabrowski and University staff
  • Construction Date: 2011
 

Last Revised: 7/18/2012 10:48