95th meridian west

The meridian 95° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Gulf of Mexico, Central America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

95th meridian west

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

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 95th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 95°0′W Arctic Ocean
81°2′N 95°0′W  Canada NunavutAxel Heiberg Island, Bjarnason Island and Axel Heiberg Island again
79°16′N 95°0′W Massey Sound
78°25′N 95°0′W  Canada NunavutAmund Ringnes Island
78°1′N 95°0′W Hendriksen Strait
77°47′N 95°0′W  Canada NunavutCornwall Island
77°28′N 95°0′W Belcher Channel
76°59′N 95°0′W  Canada NunavutDevon Island
76°14′N 95°0′W Queens Channel
76°6′N 95°0′W  Canada Nunavut — Dundas Island
76°3′N 95°0′W Queens Channel Passing just west of Baillie-Hamilton Island, Nunavut,  Canada (at 75°55′N 94°52′W)
75°37′N 95°0′W  Canada NunavutCornwallis Island
74°40′N 95°0′W Parry Channel Barrow Strait — passing just west of Griffith Island, Nunavut,  Canada (at 74°31′N 95°13′W)
74°2′N 95°0′W  Canada NunavutSomerset Island and the Boothia Peninsula (mainland)
69°37′N 95°0′W Rae Strait Passing just east of King William Island, Nunavut,  Canada (at 68°52′N 95°9′W)
68°3′N 95°0′W  Canada Nunavut — mainland
Manitoba — from 60°0′N 95°0′W
Ontario — from 52°56′N 95°0′W
49°22′N 95°0′W  United States MinnesotaNorthwest Angle
49°11′N 95°0′W Lake of the Woods
48°58′N 95°0′W  United States Minnesota
Iowa — from 43°30′N 95°0′W
Missouri — from 40°34′N 95°0′W
Kansas — from 39°54′N 95°0′W
Missouri — from 39°40′N 95°0′W
Kansas — from 39°26′N 95°0′W
Oklahoma — from 37°0′N 95°0′W
Texas — from 33°51′N 95°0′W, the mainland and Galveston Island
29°10′N 95°0′W Gulf of Mexico
18°34′N 95°0′W  Mexico Veracruz
Oaxaca — from 17°20′N 95°0′W
16°12′N 95°0′W Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 95°0′W Southern Ocean
72°32′S 95°0′W Antarctica Unclaimed territory

See also

  • 94th meridian west
  • 96th meridian west
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