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@@ -239,13 +239,30 @@
 # Coral Sea Is
 # no indigenous inhabitants; only meteorologists
 # no times are set
 #
 # Macquarie
-# permanent occupation (scientific station) since 1948;
-# sealing and penguin oil station operated 1888/1917
-# like Australia/Hobart
+# Permanent occupation (scientific station) 1911-1915 and since 25 March 1948;
+# sealing and penguin oil station operated Nov 1899 to Apr 1919.  See the
+# Tasmania Parks & Wildlife Service history of sealing at Macquarie Island
+# <http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=1828>
+# <http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=1831>.
+# Guess that it was like Australia/Hobart while inhabited before 2010.
+#
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2010-03-10):
+# We got these changes from the Australian Antarctic Division:
+# - Macquarie Island will stay on UTC+11 for winter and therefore not
+# switch back from daylight savings time when other parts of Australia do
+# on 4 April.
+Zone Antarctica/Macquarie 0     -       zzz     1899 Nov
+                        10:00   -       EST     1916 Oct 1 2:00
+                        10:00   1:00    EST     1917 Feb
+                        10:00   Aus     EST     1919 Apr
+                        0       -       zzz     1948 Mar 25
+                        10:00   Aus     EST     1967
+                        10:00   AT      EST     2010 Apr 4 3:00
+                        11:00   -       MIST    # Macquarie I Standard Time
 
 # Christmas
 # Zone  NAME            GMTOFF  RULES   FORMAT  [UNTIL]
 Zone Indian/Christmas   7:02:52 -       LMT     1895 Feb
                         7:00    -       CXT     # Christmas Island Time

@@ -267,10 +284,13 @@
 # Zone  NAME            GMTOFF  RULES   FORMAT  [UNTIL]
 Zone    Indian/Cocos    6:27:40 -       LMT     1900
                         6:30    -       CCT     # Cocos Islands Time
 
 # Fiji
+
+# Milne gives 11:55:44 for Suva.
+
 # From Alexander Krivenyshev (2009-11-10):
 # According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation,  Fiji plans to re-introduce DST
 # from November 29th 2009  to April 25th 2010.
 #
 # "Daylight savings to commence this month"

@@ -360,11 +380,11 @@
 Rule    Fiji    2010    only    -       Mar     lastSun 3:00    0       -
 Rule    Fiji    2010    max     -       Oct     Sun>=18 2:00    1:00    S
 Rule    Fiji    2011    only    -       Mar     Sun>=1  3:00    0       -
 Rule    Fiji    2012    max     -       Jan     Sun>=18 3:00    0       -
 # Zone  NAME            GMTOFF  RULES   FORMAT  [UNTIL]
-Zone    Pacific/Fiji    11:53:40 -      LMT     1915 Oct 26     # Suva
+Zone    Pacific/Fiji    11:55:44 -      LMT     1915 Oct 26     # Suva
                         12:00   Fiji    FJ%sT   # Fiji Time
 
 # French Polynesia
 # Zone  NAME            GMTOFF  RULES   FORMAT  [UNTIL]
 Zone    Pacific/Gambier  -8:59:48 -     LMT     1912 Oct        # Rikitea

@@ -801,13 +821,13 @@
 
 # NOTES
 
 # This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
 # go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to
-# tz@elsie.nci.nih.gov for general use in the future).
+# tz@iana.org for general use in the future).
 
-# From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22):
+# From Paul Eggert (2013-02-21):
 # A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is
 # Thomas G. Shanks and Rique Pottenger, The International Atlas (6th edition),
 # San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (2003).
 #
 # Gwillim Law writes that a good source

@@ -821,10 +841,14 @@
 #
 # Another source occasionally used is Edward W. Whitman, World Time Differences,
 # Whitman Publishing Co, 2 Niagara Av, Ealing, London (undated), which
 # I found in the UCLA library.
 #
+# For data circa 1899, a common source is:
+# Milne J. Civil time. Geogr J. 1899 Feb;13(2):173-94
+# <http://www.jstor.org/stable/1774359>.
+#
 # A reliable and entertaining source about time zones is
 # Derek Howse, Greenwich time and longitude, Philip Wilson Publishers (1997).
 #
 # I invented the abbreviations marked `*' in the following table;
 # the rest are from earlier versions of this file, or from other sources.