145th meridian west

The meridian 145° 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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145th meridian west

The 145th meridian west forms a great circle with the 35th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 145th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 145°0′W Arctic Ocean
73°4′N 145°0′W Beaufort Sea
69°59′N 145°0′W  United States Alaska
60°25′N 145°0′W Pacific Ocean
14°25′S 145°0′W  French Polynesia Takaroa atoll
14°30′S 145°0′W Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Takapoto atoll,  French Polynesia (at 14°36′S 145°8′W)
Passing just east of Kauehi atoll,  French Polynesia (at 15°55′S 145°3′W)
16°6′S 145°0′W  French Polynesia Raraka atoll
16°9′S 145°0′W Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Faaite atoll,  French Polynesia (at 16°44′S 145°4′W)
Passing just west of Tahanea atoll,  French Polynesia (at 16°49′S 144°58′W)
Passing just west of Hereheretue atoll,  French Polynesia (at 19°53′S 144°59′W)
60°0′S 145°0′W Southern Ocean
75°27′S 145°0′W Antarctica Unclaimed territory

See also

  • 144th meridian west
  • 146th meridian west
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