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San Diego  

Sundial 80
State/Province:  California Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Reclining Condition:  Fair
Latitude:   32° 43.736' N Longitude:   117° 14.676' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Verlyn Kuhlmann residence
    San Diego
 
Description:
  • This dial was originally owned and installed at Sea World in San Diego but was sold and purchased by Verlyn Kuhlmann. A 39 inch diameter reclining vertical dial of cast concrete with a 20 inch long steel gnomon. Dial reclines about 50°. Includes cast hour lines with Arabic numerals and longitude correction. A separate plaque provides instructions and an EOT graph. The dial is mounted on a 24 inch square aluminum base plate and short column support.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Verlyn Kuhlmann
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