135th meridian east

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

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135th meridian east

The 135th meridian east forms a great circle with the 45th meridian west, meaning it is a quarter away from the 180th meridian and 3 quarters from the 0th meridian.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 135th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 135°0′E Arctic Ocean Geographical North Pole
76°40′N 135°0′E Laptev Sea
71°30′N 135°0′E  Russia Sakha Republic
Khabarovsk Krai — from 59°6′N 135°0′E
Jewish Autonomous Oblast — from 48°42′N 135°0′E, passing just west of Khabarovsk (at 48°25′N 135°7′E)
Khabarovsk Krai — from 48°21′N 135°0′E
Primorsky Krai — from 47°11′N 135°0′E
43°27′N 135°0′E Sea of Japan
35°41′N 135°0′E  Japan Island of Honshū
Kyoto Prefecture
Hyōgo Prefecture — from 35°32′N 135°0′E, passing through Akashi
— Kyoto Prefecture — from 35°23′N 135°0′E
— Hyōgo Prefecture — from 35°17′N 135°0′E
Awaji Island — from 34°36′N 135°0′E
— Hyōgo Prefecture
34°33′N 135°0′E Osaka Bay
34°17′N 135°0′E  Japan Wakayama PrefectureTomogashima, passing just west of Tomogashima Lighthouse
34°17′N 135°0′E Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Noemfoor,  Indonesia (at 1°2′S 134°59′E)
Passing just west of the island of Mios Num,  Indonesia (at 1°30′S 135°6′E)
3°19′S 135°0′E  Indonesia Island of New Guinea
4°20′S 135°0′E Arafura Sea Passing just east of the Aru Islands,  Indonesia (at 6°19′S 134°54′E)
12°13′S 135°0′E  Australia Northern Territory
South Australia — from 26°0′S 134°59′E
33°44′S 135°0′E Indian Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean[1][2]
60°0′S 135°0′E Southern Ocean
65°21′S 135°0′E Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also

  • 134th meridian east
  • 136th meridian east

References

  1. Darby, Andrew (22 December 2003). "Canberra all at sea over position of Southern Ocean". The Age. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 13 January 2013.
  2. "Indian Ocean". Encyclopædia Britannica. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 13 January 2013.

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