Zamora Ecuador, Zamora Giant Clock

Zamora Giant Clock as one of the largest in the world. Located in the Loma del Tío Lucho, at the foot of the Loma de las Tres Cruces and occupies an area of 1,600 square feet of slope, with a geogrid adequate to prevent erosion on the surface. One of the main attractions Zamora, known as the City of Birds and Waterfalls, given the constant presence of various birds and waterfalls that protrude from the creeks surrounding the city.

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  • City:Zamora
  • Sector:Southeast
  • Address:Loma El Tejar
  • Schedule of attention:Daily
  • Cost of revenue:Free



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Information of Zamora Giant Clock

Zamora Giant Clock, l is located southeast of the city, in the Loma called "The Tejar" surrounded by rich vegetation. Your quadrant and hours will be outlined by the flowers planted in the ground.

The clock was constructed with metals selected according to their properties through a unique software for this purpose. Stainless steel used in machinery contains chromium, nickel and other alloying elements, ie is a stainless steel resistant to the environment and for its architectural brilliance is used for decorative purposes. Minute length is 14.67 meters and weighs 375 kilograms, while the horero has a length of 11.07 meters and weighing 325 kilograms. The main control is an electronic clock and handles all the functions as they are on of the main engine, the reproduction of sound and lighting. Precision is one to two minutes early or late year.

It also has a music playback system with speakers that output can listen to tunes Zamora. To address power cut has a bank of batteries that supplies power for a period of 10 hours. On either side of the watch towers have been erected where the speakers are installed. The watch face is circular and is 30 meters in diameter.

The central point is the machine room where it states: a mechanical part consists mainly of head gear that connects and manages the hands, this gear is moved by a power converter, whose strength comes from an engine that turns six seconds every minute. Among the bar that moves the hands and the gear is placed a special ball bearing provide vibration during an earthquake. The perimeter has been decorated with ornamental plants and illuminated.

Zamora Giant Clock features a music playback system with speaker output allowing Zamora hear melodies that are issued every hour starting at 5 pm and so on until the 21 h for 19 to 20 seconds.

Zamora Giant Clock, Zamora Ecuador


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