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Alaska Time Zone

Index Alaska Time Zone

The Alaska Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting nine hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC−09:00). [1]

33 relations: Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Anchorage, Alaska, Bering Standard Time, Coordinated Universal Time, Daylight saving time, Effects of time zones on North American broadcasting, Fairbanks, Alaska, Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone, Interstate Commerce Commission, Juneau, Alaska, Nome, Alaska, Noon, Pacific Time Zone, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, Solar time, Solstice, Southeast Alaska, Standard time, Standard Time Act, Time in Alaska, Time zone, Uniform Time Act, UTC offset, UTC−08:00, UTC−09:00, UTC−10:00, UTC−11:00, Yakutat, Alaska, Yukon, Yukon Time Zone, 135th meridian west, 150th meridian west.

Alaska

Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.

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Aleutian Islands

The Aleutian Islands (Tanam Unangaa, literally "Land of the Aleuts", possibly from Chukchi aliat, "island") are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller ones belonging to both the U.S. state of Alaska and the Russian federal subject of Kamchatka Krai.

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Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage (officially called the Municipality of Anchorage) (Dena'ina Athabascan: Dgheyaytnu) is a unified home rule municipality in the U.S. state of Alaska.

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Bering Standard Time

Bering Standard Time, also called Bering Time, is the standard time at UTC-11 reckoned at 165° west.

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Coordinated Universal Time

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Daylight saving time

Daylight saving time (abbreviated DST), sometimes referred to as daylight savings time in U.S., Canadian, and Australian speech, and known as summer time in some countries, is the practice of advancing clocks during summer months so that evening daylight lasts longer, while sacrificing normal sunrise times.

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Effects of time zones on North American broadcasting

The scheduling of television programming in North America (namely the United States, Canada, and Mexico) must cope with different time zones.

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Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks is a home rule city and the borough seat of the Fairbanks North Star Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.

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Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone

The Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone observes Hawaii–Aleutian Standard Time (HST), by subtracting ten hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC−10:00).

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Interstate Commerce Commission

The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) was a regulatory agency in the United States created by the Interstate Commerce Act of 1887.

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Juneau, Alaska

The City and Borough of Juneau (Tlingit: Dzánti K'ihéeni), commonly known as Juneau, is the capital city of Alaska.

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Nome, Alaska

Nome (Siqnazuaq) is a city in the Nome Census Area in the Unorganized Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.

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Noon

Noon (also midday or noon time) is 12 o'clock in the daytime, as opposed to midnight.

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Pacific Time Zone

The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico.

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Royal Observatory, Greenwich

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich (ROG; known as the Old Royal Observatory from 1957 to 1998, when the working Royal Greenwich Observatory, RGO, moved from Greenwich to Herstmonceux) is an observatory situated on a hill in Greenwich Park, overlooking the River Thames.

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Solar time

Solar time is a calculation of the passage of time based on the position of the Sun in the sky.

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Solstice

A solstice is an event occurring when the Sun appears to reach its most northerly or southerly excursion relative to the celestial equator on the celestial sphere.

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Southeast Alaska

Southeast Alaska, sometimes referred to as the Alaska Panhandle, is the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Alaska, bordered to the east by the northern half of the Canadian province of British Columbia.

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Standard time

Standard time is the synchronization of clocks within a geographical area or region to a single time standard, rather than using solar time or a locally chosen meridian (longitude) to establish a local mean time standard.

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Standard Time Act

The Standard Time Act of 1918, also known as the Calder Act, was the first United States federal law implementing Standard time and Daylight saving time in the United States.

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Time in Alaska

Alaska is covered by two time zones, as described below.

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Time zone

A time zone is a region of the globe that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial, and social purposes.

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Uniform Time Act

The Uniform Time Act of 1966,, was a Law of the United States to "promote the adoption and observance of uniform time within the standard time zones" prescribed by the Standard Time Act of 1918.

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UTC offset

The UTC offset is the difference in hours and minutes from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) for a particular place and date.

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UTC−08:00

UTC−08:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of −08.

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UTC−09:00

UTC−09:00 is a time offset that subtracts 9 hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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UTC−10:00

UTC−10:00 is a time offset that subtracts 10 hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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UTC−11:00

UTC−11:00 is a time offset that subtracts 11 hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Yakutat, Alaska

The City and Borough of Yakutat (Tlingit: Yaakwdáat) is a borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.

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Yukon

Yukon (also commonly called the Yukon) is the smallest and westernmost of Canada's three federal territories (the other two are the Northwest Territories and Nunavut).

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Yukon Time Zone

The Yukon Time Zone was a former time zone that kept standard time; Yukon Standard Time (YST) was obtained by subtracting nine hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) resulting in UTC−9.

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135th meridian west

The meridian 135° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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150th meridian west

The meridian 150° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America (entirely within the State of Alaska), the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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AKDT, AKST, Alaska Daylight Time, Alaska Standard Daylight Time, Alaska Standard Time, Alaska Standard Time Zone, Alaska Time, Alaskan Standard Time, Alaskan Standard Time Zone, Alaskan Time Zone, Heure Avancée du Yukon, Heure Normale du Yukon.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Time_Zone

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