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Sundial 176
State/Province:  Massachusetts Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Pillar Condition:  Good
Latitude:   41° 30' N Longitude:   70° 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: 7/23/2011 11:23