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New York  

Sundial 215
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  Very good
Latitude:   40° 49' N Longitude:   73° 58' W
Location:
  • Columbia Univ. Washington Heights Campus, in front of Pupin Hall
    Broadway and 120th St.
    In between Schapiro Center and University Hall.
 
Description:
  • A half-cylinder equatorial dial whose body structure is exactly the same as the one (#28) at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, only the pedestal here is lower. Named ?The Camp Columbia Sundial?, a gift of Camp Columbia to memorialize Dean Hennessy (1917-1991).
 
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