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.

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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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