100th meridian east

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100th meridian east

The meridian 100° 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 100th meridian east forms a great circle with the 80th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 100th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 100°0′E / 90.000°N 100.000°E / 90.000; 100.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°39′N 100°0′E / 80.650°N 100.000°E / 80.650; 100.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
79°51′N 100°0′E / 79.850°N 100.000°E / 79.850; 100.000 (Russia)  Russia October Revolution Island, Severnaya Zemlya
78°55′N 100°0′E / 78.917°N 100.000°E / 78.917; 100.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
78°16′N 100°0′E / 78.267°N 100.000°E / 78.267; 100.000 (Russia)  Russia Bolshevik Island, Severnaya Zemlya
77°57′N 100°0′E / 77.950°N 100.000°E / 77.950; 100.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
76°27′N 100°0′E / 76.450°N 100.000°E / 76.450; 100.000 (Russia)  Russia
51°45′N 100°0′E / 51.750°N 100.000°E / 51.750; 100.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
42°39′N 100°0′E / 42.650°N 100.000°E / 42.650; 100.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Gansu – from 40°55′N 100°0′E / 40.917°N 100.000°E / 40.917; 100.000 (Gansu)
Inner Mongolia – from 40°17′N 100°0′E / 40.283°N 100.000°E / 40.283; 100.000 (Inner Mongolia)
Gansu – from 39°45′N 100°0′E / 39.750°N 100.000°E / 39.750; 100.000 (Gansu)
Qinghai – from 38°17′N 100°0′E / 38.283°N 100.000°E / 38.283; 100.000 (Qinghai)
Sichuan – from 32°56′N 100°0′E / 32.933°N 100.000°E / 32.933; 100.000 (Gansu)
Yunnan – from 28°32′N 100°0′E / 28.533°N 100.000°E / 28.533; 100.000 (Yunnan)
21°42′N 100°0′E / 21.700°N 100.000°E / 21.700; 100.000 (Myanmar)  Burma (Burma)
20°25′N 100°0′E / 20.417°N 100.000°E / 20.417; 100.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
12°50′N 100°0′E / 12.833°N 100.000°E / 12.833; 100.000 (Gulf of Thailand) Gulf of Thailand
12°13′N 100°0′E / 12.217°N 100.000°E / 12.217; 100.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
12°10′N 100°0′E / 12.167°N 100.000°E / 12.167; 100.000 (Gulf of Thailand) Gulf of Thailand
9°47′N 100°0′E / 9.783°N 100.000°E / 9.783; 100.000 (Thailand)  Thailand Islands of Ko Pha Ngan and Ko Samui
9°25′N 100°0′E / 9.417°N 100.000°E / 9.417; 100.000 (Gulf of Thailand) Gulf of Thailand
8°33′N 100°0′E / 8.550°N 100.000°E / 8.550; 100.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
6°34′N 100°0′E / 6.567°N 100.000°E / 6.567; 100.000 (Strait of Malacca) Strait of Malacca Passing just east of the Langkawi islands,  Malaysia (at 6°18′N 99°56′E / 6.300°N 99.933°E / 6.300; 99.933 (Langkawi))
Passing just west of Penang Island,  Malaysia (at 5°26′N 100°10′E / 5.433°N 100.167°E / 5.433; 100.167 (Penang))
2°43′N 100°0′E / 2.717°N 100.000°E / 2.717; 100.000 (Malaysia)  Indonesia Island of Sumatra
0°29′S 100°0′E / 0.483°S 100.000°E / -0.483; 100.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
2°31′S 100°0′E / 2.517°S 100.000°E / -2.517; 100.000 (Malaysia)  Indonesia Island of North Pagai
2°51′S 100°0′E / 2.850°S 100.000°E / -2.850; 100.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 100°0′E / 60.000°S 100.000°E / -60.000; 100.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
65°39′S 100°0′E / 65.650°S 100.000°E / -65.650; 100.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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