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165th Meridian East

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165th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
165°
165th meridian east

The meridian 165° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 165th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
East Siberian Sea
 Russia Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
Kamchatka Krai — from
Bering Sea Passing just east of Karaginsky Island, Kamchatka Krai,  Russia (at )
Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Bikini Atoll,  Marshall Islands (at )
Coral Sea
 New Caledonia
Coral Sea
Pacific Ocean
Southern Ocean Passing just east of Sturge Island, Balleny Islands, claimed by  New Zealand (at )
Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand
Southern Ocean Ross Sea
Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand

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