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In 1884, representatives from 25 countrys held a meeting in Washington D.C. The purpose of that meeting was to establish time zones around the World. On november 1, the meeting participants come up with a plan. Greenwich england, became the Prime Meridian at 0 degrees longitude and, in the pacific, the International Date Line was set at 180 degrees. The creation of timezones braught order to time worldwide.

Answer Key

In 1884, representatives from 25 countries held a meeting in Washington, D.C. The purpose of that meeting was to establish time zones around the world. On November 1, the meeting participants came up with a plan. Greenwich, England, became the Prime Meridian at 0 degrees longitude and, in the Pacific, the International Date Line was set at 180 degrees. The creation of time zones brought order to time worldwide.

 

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