155th meridian west

The meridian 155° 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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155th meridian west

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

From Pole to Pole

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

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 155°0′W Arctic Ocean
71°36′N 155°0′W Beaufort Sea
71°8′N 155°0′W  United States Alaska
58°1′N 155°0′W Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Kodiak Island, Alaska,  United States (at 57°20′N 154°47′W)
Passing just west of Tugidak Island, Alaska,  United States (at 56°25′N 154°48′W)
19°44′N 155°0′W  United States HawaiiHawaii island
19°20′N 155°0′W Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Malden Island,  Kiribati (at 4°0′S 154°58′W)
60°0′S 155°0′W Southern Ocean
77°12′S 155°0′W Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand

See also

  • 154th meridian west
  • 156th meridian west
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