sundial claims to be the largest in Canada. It is 60 metres
(197 feet) wide and I am aware of none larger.
is constructed from 200mm diameter (8 inch nominal pipe size)
black schedule 40 - carbon steel pipe that is painted
yellow. It is 7000mm (23 feet) in length and is supported on a
reinforced concrete base 750mm (30 inches) in diameter
and 2500mm (8 feet) long. It is surrounded by massive boulders
partially buried in the ground.
lines are made of pavers laid on a sand and gravel base. The
raised hour numbers are sandblasted on 400mm (16 inch) square
treated timber posts that are supported by concrete bases.
of additional timber posts and steel pipes can be seen around
the dial. These indicate such features as true north and the
four compass points of north, south, east and west.