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.

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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