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Stevenson  

Sundial 707
State/Province:  Washington Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  Very good
Latitude:   45° 41.184' N Longitude:   121° 54.232' W
Location:
  • Front lawn of Skamania Lodge
    1131 S. W. Skamania Lodge Way
    Stevenson
 
Description:
  • An approximately four foot diameter equatorial ring dial of natural stone and steel with an analemmic gnomon. Equatorial ring has hour and 15 minute marks with Arabic numeral for PST and PDT. A plaque indicates how to read the shadow of the gnomon, shows primary directions and identifies the dial designer. Plaque includes an analemma showing the equinoxes and solstices and states the dial is accurate within 2 minutes year around. Since the dial includes an analemmic gnomon, no application of EOT correction is needed.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Skamania Lodge
  • Designer: John Bear
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: Approx. 1993
 

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