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165th Meridian West

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165th Meridian West

Line across the Earth
165th meridian west

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

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

From Pole to Pole

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

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Chukchi Sea
 United States Alaska
Chukchi Sea Kotzebue Sound
 United States AlaskaSeward Peninsula
Bering Sea Norton Sound
 United States AlaskaYukon–Kuskokwim Delta
Bering Sea Passing just west of Unimak Island, Alaska,  United States (at )
 United States AlaskaTigalda Island
Pacific Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand

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