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Sundial 789
State/Province:  Newfoundland Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Armillary Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   47° 56.200' N Longitude:   53° 04.783' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Northern Bay Sands Campgrounds
    Northern Bay
 
Description:
  • An approximately 24 inch diameter steel and aluminum armillary dial with wrought iron scrollwork base. The equatorial ring includes an aluminum plate inscribed with hour, half-hour and five minute marks showing time from 5 AM to 7 PM. A plaque on the pillar below shows combined corrections for EOT and longitude. The dial is mounted on a 10 inch fluted concrete pillar, reinforced with steel rebar.

    The dial is intended to serve as a point of interest for the many people, both young and old, who visit and enjoy the campgrounds each year.

    This dial is installed in a private campground but is accessible to all who visit.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Neal O'Leary, owner of Northern Bay Sands Campgrounds
  • "TIMES'S FUN WHEN YOU'RE HAVING FLIES" - KERMIT THE FROG
  • Designer: Andrew Wells
  • Builder: Andrew Wells
  • Construction Date: July 27, 2014
 

Last Revised: 5/9/2015 10:05:3