International Date Line


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an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian

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and others to the east of the International Date Line.
The International Date Line is an imaginary line that divides the Pacific Ocean, demarcating when one day ends on the globe and another day begins.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands is a Micronesian nation of atolls and islands about 2,100 miles southwest of Hawaii, just north of the equator and west of the International Date Line.
AO: Pacific Ocean from the North Pole to the South Pole and from the continental West Coast to the International Date Line.
Plotting the Globe: Stories of Meridians, Parallels, and the International Date Line.
territories and lies on the other side of the International Date Line.
New Zealand is one of the first countries to see in the new day, as it is situated at the eastern most part of the International Date Line, midnight in Auckland occurring at 1100 GMT.
The sea-surface warming characteristic of El Nino typically stretches along the equator from the coast of South America to the international date line, with the largest temperature anomalies in the eastern Pacific.
The trip spanned 28 days, with a jump across the International Date Line.
Another giving me an C[pounds sterling]extraC[yen] day for the one I lost, when I flew across the International Date Line.
Tim Cahill, however, had no hesitation of suffering jetlag and flying across the international date line when the chance to link up with his team-mates came about - never mind that he can't yet kick a football - but being among familiar faces is a tonic in itself.
He describes the history of the international technical accords on the International Date Line, the system of standard time zones around the globe, and Daylight Saving Time, all of which are linked to international acceptance of Greenwich as the prime meridian.
The trip to Tokelau involved a stop in Samoa, which sits on the edge of the International Date Line.
On the opposite side of the Earth at 180 degrees is the International Date Line (IDL).
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