165th meridian east

The meridian 165° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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165th meridian east

The 165th meridian east forms a great circle with the 15th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 165th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 165°0′E Arctic Ocean
75°8′N 165°0′E East Siberian Sea
69°34′N 165°0′E  Russia Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
Kamchatka Krai — from 64°41′N 165°0′E
59°50′N 165°0′E Bering Sea Passing just east of Karaginsky Island, Kamchatka Krai,  Russia (at 59°2′N 164°44′E)
55°35′N 165°0′E Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Bikini Atoll,  Marshall Islands (at 11°35′N 165°12′E)
10°15′S 165°0′E Coral Sea
20°42′S 165°0′E  New Caledonia
21°22′S 165°0′E Coral Sea
24°56′S 165°0′E Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 165°0′E Southern Ocean Passing just east of Sturge Island, Balleny Islands, claimed by  New Zealand (at 67°33′S 164°49′E)
70°36′S 165°0′E Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand
74°34′S 165°0′E Southern Ocean Ross Sea
77°54′S 165°0′E Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand

See also

  • 164th meridian east
  • 166th meridian east
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