130th meridian west

The meridian 130° 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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130th meridian west

The 130th meridian west forms a great circle with the 50th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 130th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 130°0′W Arctic Ocean
75°17′N 130°0′W Beaufort Sea
70°4′N 130°0′W  Canada Northwest Territories
Yukon — from 63°36′N 130°0′W
Northwest Territories — from 63°21′N 130°0′W
Yukon — from 63°12′N 130°0′W
British Columbia — from 60°0′N 130°0′W
55°19′N 130°0′W  United States Alaska — for about 6 km (3.7 mi), the most easterly part of the state (in the Misty Fjords National Monument)
55°16′N 130°0′W  Canada British Columbia — mainland, Pitt Island and Banks Island
53°12′N 130°0′W Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Pitcairn Island,  Pitcairn Islands (at 25°4′S 130°5′W)
60°0′S 130°0′W Southern Ocean
74°19′S 130°0′W Antarctica Unclaimed territory

See also

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