[ntp:questions] Greenwich Time and Longitude

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Fri Feb 7 08:11:42 UTC 2014


Brian Inglis wrote:
> 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:
>>
>>     https://archive.org/details/GreenwichTime
>>
>> He even gives a reference for the story.
>>
>>     David.
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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.

Very interesting historic stuff.

Thanks for the pointer, Brian.

Martin
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