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65th Meridian West

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65th Meridian West

Line across the Earth
65th meridian west

The meridian 65° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, South America, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 65th meridian west forms a great circle with the 115th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 65th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Lincoln Sea
 Canada NunavutEllesmere Island
Nares Strait
Baffin Bay
Davis Strait
 Canada NunavutBaffin Island
Davis Strait Cumberland Sound
 Canada NunavutChristopher Hall Island, the Leybourne Islands and Baffin Island
Davis Strait
 Canada NunavutEdgell Island and Resolution Island
Hudson Strait
 Canada Quebec
Newfoundland and LabradorLabrador, from
Quebec — from
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
 Canada QuebecGaspé Peninsula
Chaleur Bay
 Canada New Brunswick
Bay of Fundy
 Canada Nova Scotia
Atlantic Ocean Passing just west of  Bermuda (at )
 United States Virgin Islands Island of Saint Thomas
Caribbean Sea Passing just west of the island of Saint Croix,  United States Virgin Islands (at )
Passing just east of La Tortuga Island,  Venezuela (at )
 Brazil Amazonas
Rondônia — from
Atlantic Ocean San Matías Gulf
Atlantic Ocean Passing through the Le Maire Strait between Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego (at ) and Isla de los Estados (at ),  Argentina
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Territory claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and the  United Kingdom

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