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155th Meridian East

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155th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
155th meridian east

The meridian 155° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, Australasia, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 155th meridian east forms a great circle with the 25th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 155th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
East Siberian Sea
 Russia Sakha Republic
Magadan Oblast — from
Sea of Okhotsk Shelikhov Gulf
 Russia Magadan Oblast
Sea of Okhotsk
 Russia Sakhalin OblastAntsiferov Island, Kuril Islands
Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Onekotan, Sakhalin Oblast,  Russia (at )
Passing just west of the atoll of Oroluk,  Federated States of Micronesia (at )
Passing just east of the atoll of Nukuoro,  Federated States of Micronesia (at )
Passing just east of the atoll of Kapingamarangi,  Federated States of Micronesia (at )
Passing just east of the islands of Nuguria,  Papua New Guinea (at )
 Papua New Guinea Bougainville Island
Solomon Sea
Coral Sea Passing through the Coral Sea Islands Territory,  Australia
Pacific Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also

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