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Toronto  

Sundial: 128
State/Province:  Ontario Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  No Longer Exists
  Latitude and Longitude: 43° 40.662' N  78° 37.4882' W
Location:
  • Toronto International Airport, by entrance. Dial no longer exists as it was demolished during airport renovations in 2007.
 
Description:
  • Approx 55 ft square Stone (concrete?) 4AM-8PM marked in Arabic numerals, half and quarter hours marked with lines. A huge dial. The gnomon is sunk below the outer level by a series of steps. The hours are marked by stone slab 'seats' spaced around the outer square. There are two seats at the noon position to allow for the width of the gnomon. This dial no longer exists.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Airport Authority
  • Plaque on S side, with EOT correction values.
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 
Last Revised: 2021-07-08 20:44

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