175th meridian west

The meridian 175° west 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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175th meridian west

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

From Pole to Pole

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

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 175°0′W Arctic Ocean
71°46′N 175°0′W Chukchi Sea
67°27′N 175°0′W  Russia Chukotka Autonomous OkrugChukchi Peninsula
64°47′N 175°0′W Bering Sea Passing just east of Koniuji Island, Alaska,  United States (at 52°13′N 175°6′W)
52°5′N 175°0′W  United States Alaska — Atka Island
52°1′N 175°0′W Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Kao,  Tonga (at 19°39′S 175°1′W)
Passing just east of the island of Tofua,  Tonga (at 19°45′S 175°2′W)
21°2′S 175°0′W  Tonga 'Ata Island
21°3′S 175°0′W Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the islands of Tongatapu,  Tonga (at 21°9′S 175°2′W)
Passing just west of the island of ʻEua,  Tonga (at 21°23′S 174°58′W)
60°0′S 175°0′W Southern Ocean
78°27′S 175°0′W Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand

See also

  • 174th meridian west
  • 176th meridian west
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