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68th Meridian East

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68th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
68th meridian east

The meridian 68° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 68th meridian east forms a great circle with the 112th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 68th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Barents Sea
 Russia Severny Island, Novaya Zemlya
Kara Sea
 Russia Yamal Peninsula
Kara Sea Baydaratskaya Bay
 Kazakhstan For about 6 km
 Pakistan Balochistan
Indian Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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