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135th Meridian East

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135th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
135th meridian east

The meridian 135° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, Australasia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 135th meridian east forms a great circle with the 45th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 135th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Laptev Sea
 Russia Passing just west of Khabarovsk (at )
Sea of Japan
 Japan Island of Honshū
Kyoto Prefecture
Hyōgo Prefecture — from
— Kyoto Prefecture — from
— Hyōgo Prefecture — from
Awaji Island — from
— Hyōgo Prefecture
Osaka Bay
Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Noemfoor,  Indonesia (at )
Passing just west of the island of Mios Num,  Indonesia (at )
 Indonesia Island of New Guinea
Arafura Sea Passing just east of the Aru Islands,  Indonesia (at )
 Australia Northern Territory
South Australia — from
Indian Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean[1][2]
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also


  1. ^ Darby, Andrew (22 December 2003). "Canberra all at sea over position of Southern Ocean". The Age. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Indian Ocean". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 

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