Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Woods Hole  

Sundial: 176
State/Province:  Massachusetts Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Pillar Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 41° 31.502' N  70° 40.358' W
Location:
  • Cape Cod, on main street, outside Marine Biological Laboratory
 
Description:
  • Stone pillar. Brass EOT graph Four-sided column. Dial on each face, with stone sphere containing a polar axis mounted on the top. Known as the Yalden dial. North gnomon has been placed incorrectly since at least the early 70's.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Marine Biological Laboratory
  • Designer: J. Ernest G. Yalden
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1937
 

Last Revised: 2019-07-31 22:12
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