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How the world sets its clocks to Greenwich Mean Time

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Sunday, 15 August 2010 14:51

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is a global reference point for time, due largely to Britain's naval power in the 18th century. British sailors used accurate chronometers set to GMT as a reference point and mariners from other nations followed suit as a way of calculating longitude away from the GMT meridian. British Summer Time was introduced in 1916, and helped to save coal for the war effort.

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