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Greenwich Mean Time

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Time zones o Europe:
Licht Blue Wastren European Time (UTC+0)
Blue Wastren European Time (UTC+0)
Wastren European Simmer Time (UTC+01:00)
Pink Central European Time (UTC+01:00)
Reid Central European Time (UTC+01:00)
Central European Simmer Time (UTC+02:00)
Beige Eastren European Time (UTC+02:00)
Eastren European Simmer Time (UTC+03:00)
Yellae Further-eastren European Time (UTC+03:00)
Licht Green Moscow Time / Turkey Time (UTC+03:00)
Licht colours indicate kintras that dae nae observe simmer time: Algerie, Belarus, Iceland, Morocco, Roushie, Tunisie, Turkey.

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, Lunnon. GMT wis umwhile uised as the internaitional ceevil time staundart, nou supersedit in that function bi Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The day GMT is conseedert equivalent tae UTC for UK ceevil purposes (but this isna formalised) an for navigation is conseedert equivalent tae UT1 (the modren form o mean solar time at 0° longitude); thir twa meanins can differ bi up tae 0.9 s. Consequently, the term GMT should nae be used for precise purposes.[1]

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  1. Hilton and McCarthy 2013, p. 231–2)