[tz] Greenwich Time and Longitude
Brian.Inglis at systematicsw.ab.ca
Thu Feb 6 21:50:20 UTC 2014
On 2014-02-06 03:58, David Malone wrote:
> I think a version of this story is included in Derek Howse's
> "Greenwich Time and Longitude" book, in relation to the shutting
> down of the telegraph-based time service from Greenwich. See
> here, on page 115:
> He even gives a reference for the story.
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Forwarded from comp.time.nuts - the link is to an online and
downloadable document comprehensively referencing the histories
of the distribution of standard times, the establishment of
standard time zones, and some of the absurdities uncovered.
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis
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