FW: Time zone data
Olson, Arthur David
OLSONA at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Mon Dec 1 14:43:39 UTC 1997
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From: Charlie Hendricksen[SMTP:veritas at u.washington.edu]
Sent: Thursday, November 27, 1997 2:58 PM
To: ao1d at nih.gov
Subject: Time zone data
I found a reference to your timezone work in Bill
Thoen's page. I poked around in the ftp server and noticed
five files, all nice and big! I experienced difficulty in
extracting the tzarchive.gz. so I thought I would contact
you before trying any of the other files.
I am interested in obtaining a file of the geocoded
boundaries of the time zones. I realize that time zones are
marvelously complex and frequently changing, so I don't
expect perfection. Since I have access to Arc/Info, I
prefer the GIS approach to laborious entry of data into a
Can you steer me in the right direction?
Charlie Hendricksen veritas at u.washington.edu
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