175th meridian east

The meridian 175° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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175th meridian east

The 175th meridian east forms a great circle with the 5th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 175th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 175°0′E Arctic Ocean
72°44′N 175°0′E East Siberian Sea
69°50′N 175°0′E  Russia Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
61°58′N 175°0′E Bering Sea
52°30′N 175°0′E Pacific Ocean
1°27′S 175°0′E  Kiribati Tabiteuea Atoll
1°28′S 175°0′E Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Little Barrier Island,  New Zealand (at 36°11′S 175°2′E)
36°46′S 175°0′E  New Zealand Waiheke Island and North Island — passing just west of the city of Wanganui (at 39°56′S 175°2′E)
39°57′S 175°0′E Pacific Ocean
40°53′S 175°0′E  New Zealand North Island — passing just west of the city of Upper Hutt (at 41°8′S 175°1′E)
41°23′S 175°0′E Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 175°0′E Southern Ocean
77°40′S 175°0′E Antarctica Ross Dependencyclaimed by  New Zealand

See also

  • 174th meridian east
  • 176th meridian east
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