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Selected Sundials of California

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Ukiah California USA Horizontal Dial 624
A horizontal dial of welded steel plate using weld bead for hour lines and numerals. Marked for PST.
 
 
Vallejo California USA Polar Dial 235
A 5 ft. aluminum polar dial. The gnomon has the profile of the Golden Gate Bridge. Dial was a gift from Vallejo's Sister city, Akashi, Japan.
 
 
Woodside California USA Horizontal Dial 558
A 15 inch diameter well-patinaed horizontal bronze dial on a stone pillar. This dial was designed for a different location. The hour lines are cut for 50? N; the gnomon angle is 46.5? and is miss-located on the dial face.