[tz] Missing entry for Heard Island and MacDonald Islands
abbotti at mev.co.uk
Fri May 11 15:22:08 UTC 2012
On 2012-05-11 10:19, Paw Boel Nielsen wrote:
> I had the same issue and I resolved it my using the zone “Etc/GMT-5”.
> From http://www.timegenie.com/country.time/hm:
> To ensure accuracy of information, timegenie.com contacted the
> Australian Antarctic Division. On January 3, 2005, a senior official
> confirmed that Heard Island and McDonald Islands are UTC/GMT +5 hours.
> Additionally, since the islands are uninhabited, the islands do not
> observe daylight saving time.
Also, the "antarctica" file includes this comment:
# Australia - territories
# Heard Island, McDonald Islands (uninhabited)
# previously sealers and scientific personnel wintered
# Margaret Turner reports
# </a> (1999-09-30) that they're UTC+5, with no DST;
# presumably this is when they have visitors.
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