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15th Meridian West

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15th Meridian West

Line across the Earth
15th meridian west

The meridian 15° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Greenland, Iceland, the Atlantic Ocean, Africa, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 15th meridian west forms a great circle with the 165th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 15th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Western Sahara Claimed by  Morocco
 Guinea Katchek Island
Atlantic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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