What is the Time now in AmericanWhat's the time now in American?
You' ve forgotten the two time belts that span Alaska and Hawaii, a grand totale of six. However, I am not sure if I can get used to the sunrise at 12 o'clock and the sunset at 12 o'clock, which would mean that Hawaii is east time. Lahaina would be lovely to happen at midday at... well, midday (or near enough).
This all shows that it is important that time adapts to the everyday cycles of chiaroscuro. At best, the time belts are centred on all 15 longitudes. If you are about an hours away from the perfect time area, that's fine, but the further away you are, the more you notice the differences.
When you want to bring a "wide" land like China into a time zones, you need to know how many humans would harass you. China's populace is strongly oriented towards the eastern hemisphere, so that the majority of the populace is not too far away from Beijing's degree of longitudinality.
latitude 5 degree which is the perfect time area for Beijing and the western hemisphere. Therefore, the majority of the populace would not be more than one halfhour from their ideal time zones. Set the USA on easterly time, and besides the big chaos of the Hawaiian circulation rhythm, you will take California three ours away from its perfect time... and it's the biggest state, I'm sure it's going to use its influence to remain on PST and Washington will be listening.
So yes, time zone will remain in the USA; don't anticipate any changes in the near future. You just be grateful we're not Russia with its 10 time zone. When I return in time and have persuaded the individual who drew up this timetable to begin at midnight in the morning as a wake-up time (back then, probably when the cock struck), then I come back to contemporary civilization, everyone would awaken at midnight or 2 o'clock in the morning (people then awaken at dusk, but we awaken about 2 hrs after work).
Simple to use - when you are travelling, you will always know what time it is without having to turn the watch back. Simple to organize: You will know when someone says that we have a 8am morning session, no need to specify the time area ( many errors were made when we first worked with someone in another time area planning appointments, etc.).
As the natives can get used to a conventions of names, only those who are interacting with different time domains are affected. There is probably more influence on the organizational than the travel aspects for those interacting with different time areas (like the mention of the show on TV at 9/8 Center, I never knew what that was until I realised it was a time area; I mean if someone just said it was a core TIME, then I would have correctly heard it there, but no one ever said that, it's always 7/6 core, 4/3 core, I was like an address???).
For a cat, a fishing boat or a birds there is no need for a certain amount of time. But if you are driving a train from one place to another, it is simpler to keep that train on the same timer than to create mess when it is crossing a time area.
China therefore does not have as many changes in natural light that go east-west and are generally slightly more northerly than most of the US. Even the major part of the population is concentrated on the eastern coast, so that most of the population has access to natural light synchronously with Beijing.
is about 3110 nautical miles away from eastern to western China. 73 to 134 degrees. The USA is about 2530 nautical miles away from shore to shore and begins (with the exception of Alaska and Hawii, which are in their own time zones) about south of 45° N longitude and goes on to 24 N longitude and between W 66° and W 124°.
9pm in New York in summers is usually light, hot and hot, but in the California wilderness it has not heated up and can still be gloomy, according to how near the sunset. What countries decide to have a time zoning for their entire country? It is interesting that almost everyone ignores the fact that China had already established five time belts in 1918.
These were called Central Time (+8), Longshu Time (+7), Huizang Time (+6), Kunlun Time (+5:30) and Changbai Time (+8:30). By 1939, during the Conference of Standards in China, this department had become standardized. Since China is in the Sino-Japanese war, however, Longshu Time (+7) was placed on the only available time area.
Beijing's period was originally intended to meet the need for a planned army mission. As the PLA occupies the vast majority within only a few years, Beijing Time became the de facto norm as early as January 1950. In order to reconcile comfort and trade, China has established by law that the entire region uses only one time zones.
In this way, companies and enterprises across the nation all begin work at the same time and shut down at the same time. You can do that, because time zoning is already an optional allocation. In fact, the midday point of the day is only one point above the midday point, not an hour.
You can see in this time zonemap that the Asian verticals are strongly curved. They have time belts so they are actually at risk, and their time belts are 30 min away from everyone else. And the United States has never done that, holding four distinct time zoned on the continent.
Wish they (we) would standardize time zone, it's so difficult to figure out television programs. China's federal administration is more powerfull than the federal administration in the United States. To put it another way, China has more centralised powers than the USA. In the USA there were 50 different time zone for the rail time zone.
The small cities were proud to set their watches at a time of their choosing. With the development of the railways, these multiple time belts have become a major issue in timetabling. On 18 November 1883, standardised time belts were introduced on all railways in the USA and Canada. A lot of locals have introduced standard railway time, but others have not.
To be honest, the German federation did not have the authority to enforce default time zone, but the railways did. What is history in China?