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.

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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