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10th Meridian East

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10th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
10th meridian east

The meridian 10° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Atlantic Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 10th meridian east forms a great circle with the 170th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 10th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
 Norway Entering at Stokkøya in Sør-Trøndelag. Exiting 3 km southwest of Stavern in Vestfold.
 Denmark Vendsyssel-Thy island, Jutland peninsula and the islands of Funen and Als
 Germany Passing through city centre / old city of Hamburg
Mediterranean Sea Passing just east of the island of Capraia,  Italy
Passing just west of the islands of Elba and Pianosa,  Italy
Passing just east of the island of Sardinia,  Italy
 Equatorial Guinea
Atlantic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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