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45th Meridian East

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45th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
45th meridian east

The meridian 45° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 45th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
 Russia Island of Alexandra Land
Barents Sea
 Russia Kanin Peninsula
Barents Sea Chesha Bay
 Azerbaijan Yukhari Askipara exclave surrounded by  Armenia
 Armenia Passing through Lake Sevan
 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan exclave
 Saudi Arabia
Indian Ocean Gulf of Aden
 Somalia Somaliland
Indian Ocean Passing just west of Mayotte, an overseas department of  France
Indian Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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