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Cadran solaire de Ste-Angèle-de-Laval, QC Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sleck
N 46° 20.169 W 072° 31.101
18T E 690990 N 5134390
Quick Description: Cadran solaire situé au bout du quai de Ste-Angèle-de-Laval. Sundial located at the end of the Ste-Angele-de-Laval wharf.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 9/14/2009 2:10:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM77JR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
Il s'agit d'un cadran solaire analématique; i.e. qu'il est parfaitement aligné sur l'étoile polaire et que sa ligne centrale est dans le sens de "L'Axe du Monde". Ce cadran solaire est unique au Québec. Pour y voir l'heure, vous devez vous tenir debout sur la ligne centrale à la hauteur de la date du jour. Il y a une différence de 10 minutes et 48 secondes entre l'heure solaire qu'il donne et l'heure normale.

Instructions de Visite:
Prendre le cadran solaire en photo. GPS dans l'image optionel.

English version

It is an Analemmatic sundial. This means that it is perfectly aligned on the north star and the central line is straight in the "Axis of the Earth". This sundial is unique in Quebec. To read the time from it, just stand on the central line at the day's date. There is a difference of 10 minutes and 48 seconds between the normal time and the solar time at the sundial's place.
Sundial Type: Analemmatic - Vertical gnomon with elliptical dial

Related Web Site: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Only one log per location per person. You should log your own waymarked sundials as well.
GPS in photo optional.
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