Antarctica: Land of the Complicated Time Zones

By Jason Fitzpatrick on January 23rd, 2013

If you thought the time zones in your country were a big enough hassle, you’ll find the hodgepodge of time zones observed in Antarctica an outright mess.

Although logically Antartic, situated at the Earth’s southern pole, should have a bit of each longitudinally defined time zone in it. Instead, the scarcely population continent is a patchwork quilt of time zones dependent upon which country claims territorial rights there and/or which research stations are active in each section.

Time in Antarctica [via io9]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 01/23/13
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