Largest Sundial in Southern Hemisphere

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Largest Sundial

The biggest sundial in Africa and the Southern Hemisphere can be found at the entrance to Hankey, just below Vergaderingskop.

The Hankey Sundial was completed by local farmer Mr Dirk Schellingerhout in 1989 to commemorate the town’s 160th anniversary. It has a diameter of 34.6m and the gnomon is 18m high, weighing one ton.


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Largest Sundial in Southern Hemisphere -33.848178, 24.868240 The biggest sundial in Africa and the Southern Hemisphere can be found at the entrance to Hankey.