[LEAPSECS] What's the point?

Clive D.W. Feather clive at davros.org
Fri Feb 11 10:47:05 EST 2011

Ian Batten said:

> And people routinely live in places where solar time is several hours adrift from civil time --- Brest, France for example is four degrees west of Greenwich, yet in the summer is on UTC+2 --- so at noon civil time it is 0945 solar time.

Parts of (mainland) Spain are even further west than that, and there are
parts of Alaska where it's 0842 solar time at civil noon.

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