85th meridian east

The meridian 85° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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85th meridian east

The 85th meridian east forms a great circle with the 95th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 85th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 85°0′E Arctic Ocean
81°8′N 85°0′E Kara Sea
74°35′N 85°0′E  Russia Krasnoyarsk Krai — Plavnikovyye Islands
74°17′N 85°0′E Kara Sea
73°42′N 85°0′E  Russia Krasnoyarsk Krai
Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug — from 64°56′N 85°0′E
Krasnoyarsk Krai — from 64°53′N 85°0′E
Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug — from 64°50′N 85°0′E
Krasnoyarsk Krai — from 62°36′N 85°0′E
Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug — from 61°46′N 85°0′E
Krasnoyarsk Krai — from 61°5′N 85°0′E
Tomsk Oblast — from 59°53′N 85°0′E
Kemerovo Oblast — from 56°6′N 85°0′E
Novosibirsk Oblast — from 54°55′N 85°0′E
Kemerovo Oblast — from 54°48′N 85°0′E
Novosibirsk Oblast — from 54°33′N 85°0′E
Altai Krai — from 54°24′N 85°0′E
Altai Republic — from 51°30′N 85°0′E
50°3′N 85°0′E  Kazakhstan For about 6 km
50°0′N 85°0′E  Russia Altai Republic — for about 11 km
49°54′N 85°0′E  Kazakhstan
46°55′N 85°0′E  People's Republic of China Xinjiang
Tibet — from 35°44′N 85°0′E
28°36′N 85°0′E    Nepal
26°54′N 85°0′E  India Bihar
Jharkhand — from 24°25′N 85°0′E
Odisha — from 22°28′N 85°0′E
Jharkhand — from 22°6′N 85°0′E
Odisha — from 22°4′N 85°0′E
19°19′N 85°0′E Indian Ocean
60°0′S 85°0′E Southern Ocean
66°21′S 85°0′E Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also

  • 84th meridian east
  • 86th meridian east
  • Eighty Five East Ridge
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