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.

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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