Corrections to latitudes/longitudes in zone.tab
wharms at bfs.de
Wed Nov 1 10:09:00 UTC 2006
You can use google-maps. it is hardly a perfect reference but at least
you can see if the coordinates match the city.
Jesper Norgaard Welen wrote:
> Note that the zone.tab value from Shanks is not a typo: rather it is the
> exact latitude and longitude that is found in
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podgorica but in decimal format, rather than
> minutes-seconds etc.
> - Jesper
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Eggert [mailto:eggert at cs.ucla.edu]
> Sent: Martes, 31 de Octubre de 2006 17:12
> To: andy at stemhaus.com
> Cc: tz at lecserver.nci.nih.gov
> Subject: Re: FW: Corrections to latitudes/longitudes in zone.tab
>> From: Andy McDonald [mailto:andy at stemhaus.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 12:29 AM
>> Approx true lat/long zone.tab lat/long
>> Europe/Jersey +4912-00207 +4912-00237
>> Europe/Podgorica +4227+01916 +4247+01928
> Thanks for the corrections. The wrong data came from Shanks. The CIA
> nearly agrees with you, except they give +4226+01916 for Podgorica.
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podgorica> gives +422812+0191648, but that
> doesn't seem quite right either. I think I'll go with the CIA in my next
> proposed patch.
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