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90th Meridian East

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90th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
90th meridian east

The meridian 90° 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.

The Ninety East Ridge is named after the meridian.

The 90th meridian east forms a great circle with the 90th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 90th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Kara Sea Passing just west of Schmidt Island, Krasnoyarsk Krai,  Russia
 Russia Krasnoyarsk KraiKirov Islands
Kara Sea
 Russia Krasnoyarsk Krai
Republic of Khakassia — from
Tuva Republic — from
 Mongolia Bayan-Ölgii Province
 People's Republic of China Xinjiang
Qinghai — from
Tibet — from
 India Assam
Meghalaya — from
Indian Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Kaiser Wilhelm II Land, Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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