155th meridian east

The meridian 155° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, Australasia, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

155th meridian east

The 155th meridian east forms a great circle with the 25th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 155th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 155°0′E Arctic Ocean
77°2′N 155°0′E East Siberian Sea
71°1′N 155°0′E  Russia Sakha Republic
Magadan Oblast — from 66°7′N 155°0′E
60°22′N 155°0′E Sea of Okhotsk Shelikhov Gulf
59°26′N 155°0′E  Russia Magadan Oblast
59°10′N 155°0′E Sea of Okhotsk
50°12′N 155°0′E  Russia Sakhalin OblastAntsiferov Island, Kuril Islands
50°11′N 155°0′E Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Onekotan, Sakhalin Oblast,  Russia (at 49°37′N 154°54′E)
Passing just west of the atoll of Oroluk,  Federated States of Micronesia (at 7°33′N 154°54′E)
Passing just east of the atoll of Nukuoro,  Federated States of Micronesia (at 3°50′N 154°58′E)
Passing just east of the atoll of Kapingamarangi,  Federated States of Micronesia (at 1°4′N 154°49′E)
Passing just east of the islands of Nuguria,  Papua New Guinea (at 3°26′S 154°45′E)
5°32′S 155°0′E  Papua New Guinea Bougainville Island
6°13′S 155°0′E Solomon Sea
11°45′S 155°0′E Coral Sea Passing through the Coral Sea Islands Territory,  Australia
29°59′S 155°0′E Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 155°0′E Southern Ocean
68°46′S 155°0′E Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also

  • 154th meridian east
  • 156th meridian east
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