Bismarck North Dakota

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Another in a long line of Google Earth First Models. Bismarck was easier to model in high detail. The restrictions for Google Earth acceptance make the sunken nature of the Bismark North Dakota Temple hard to represent. But I did it for Google Earth, and I did it here too.

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Modeled: 2.63
Render: Cycles

Whole Scene

Vertice Icon Vertices: 24,287

Faces Icon Faces: 20,769

Object Icon Objects: 150

File size Icon File Size: 4.4

Temple Only

Vertice Icon Vertices: 22,158

Faces Icon Faces: 18,961

Object Icon Objects: 48

File size Icon File Size: 3.8mb

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This is a reasonably accurate representation of the Bismark North Dakota Temple created by me for Google Earth.

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Modeled: Blender 2.49
Render: WebGL render engine

Temple Only

Vertice Icon Vertices: 481
Faces Icon Faces: 243

Object Icon Objects: 2

File size Icon File Size: 476 mb

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Timeline

Announced

Date   July 29, 1998
By  
Position  
Via    

Groundbreaking

Date   17 October 1998
By   Kenneth Johnson
Position   Seventy
Attending  

Open House

Dates   10 September – 11 September 1999
Days   [counted]
Visitors  
Per Diem   [calculated]

Open House

Dates  
Participants  
Stakes  
Location  
Title  

Dedication

Date   19 September 1999
By   Gordon B. Hinckley
Position   Prophet/President
Sessions  
Attending  
Per Session   [calculated]
Dedication Order   [chronology]
Dedicatory Prayer  

Commencement

Date  

Presidents

Specifications

Location

Physical Address

Bismarck, ND

Mailing Address

Phone

Phone  
Fax  
City  
County  
State  
Country  
GenCode  

Dimensions

Height

Official
Meters   [calculated]
 Feet   71
Estimated
[Modelling Tools]
Meters  
Feet  

Height Sans Moroni

Official
Meters   [calculated]
Feet  
[Modelling Tools]
Meters  
Feet  

Height Sans Spire

Official
Meters   [calculated]
Feet  
[Modelling Tools]
Meters  
Feet  

Width

Official
Meters   [calculated]
 Feet   77
Estimated
[Sat Image measuring tools]
 Meters  
Feet  

Length

Official
 Meters   [calculated]
 Feet   149
Estimated
[Sat Image measuring tools]
 Meters  
 Feet  

Official Area

Meters  
Feet   10,700
Above  
Basement  

Church Owned Property

Official
Meters2   [calculated]
Acres  
1.6 acres
Estimate
[Sat Image measuring tools]
Meters2  
Acres  

Temple Plat

Estimate
[Sat Image measuring tools]
Meters2  
Acres  

Coordinates

[Sat Image measuring tools]
Latitude  
Longitude  

Elevation

[Sat Image measuring tools]
Meters  
Feet  

Temple Rotation

[Observation]
Long Axis Alignment  
AKA  
Entryway Alignment  
AKA  

Temple Design

Exterior

Cladding

Type   Granite from Québec
Source  
Image Source

Roofing

Windows

Type   The windows on the Bismark temple are the standard triple set of panels common to the small temple design, with the bottom of the window resting above the row of footing stones.
Trim Color  

Inscriptions

First

[Observation]

HOUSE OF THE LORD
HOLINESS TO THE LORD

South Engraving, Window Etching

 

HOUSE OF THE LORD ◊ HOLINESS TO THE LORD
Main Entrance Engraving

 

The Bismark Temple has two engravings. The first is on the East side of the temple above the windows. The second is above the main entrance, carved into the stone. Additionally, the single window above the doors has the inscription etched into it as well.

Location  
Type  
Language  

Second

[Observation]

Location  
Type  
Language  

Third

[Observation]

Location  
Type  
Language  

Symbolism

Cornerstone

[Observation]

The cornerstone of the Bismark Temple is on the south East corner, facing east.

Location  
Type  
Language  

Spires and Moroni

Spires

[Observation]
Number  
Location   Standard small temple spire, multi-stepped single spire inline with the entrance, near the west end of the Temple.

Moroni

[Original Research, Observation]
Sculptor  
Version  
Placed  
Faces  
Height
Meters  
Feet  

Interior

Interior

Rooms

Endowment
Rooms  
Type  
Sealing
Rooms   Baptistry, celestial room, Two ordinance rooms (Progressive,) two sealing rooms

Services Rooms

Cafeteria  
Clothing Rental  

Contractors

Designers

Architect   Ritterbush-Ellig-Hulsing
Also Did  
Interior Designer  
Also Did  

Project Manager

Manager   Cory Karl
Also Did  

General Contractor

Contractor   Capital City Construction
Also Did  

Additional Contractors

Sources and Links

Additional Links/Info

LDS.org Bismarck North Dakota Temple Link
LDSChurchTemples.com Bismarck North Dakota Temple Link
Mormon Newsroom Bismarck North Dakota Temple Link
Wikipedia Bismarck North Dakota Temple Link

Sources/Citation

Bismarck North Dakota Edit


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