102nd meridian east

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102nd meridian east

The meridian 102° 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 102nd meridian east forms a great circle with the 78th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 102nd meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 102°0′E / 90.000°N 102.000°E / 90.000; 102.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°23′N 102°0′E / 80.383°N 102.000°E / 80.383; 102.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
79°15′N 102°0′E / 79.250°N 102.000°E / 79.250; 102.000 (Russia)  Russia Bolshevik Island, Severnaya Zemlya
78°11′N 102°0′E / 78.183°N 102.000°E / 78.183; 102.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
77°18′N 102°0′E / 77.300°N 102.000°E / 77.300; 102.000 (Russia)  Russia
51°23′N 102°0′E / 51.383°N 102.000°E / 51.383; 102.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
42°17′N 102°0′E / 42.283°N 102.000°E / 42.283; 102.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Gansu – for about 14 km from 39°7′N 102°0′E / 39.117°N 102.000°E / 39.117; 102.000 (Gansu)
Inner Mongolia – for about 23 km from 39°0′N 102°0′E / 39.000°N 102.000°E / 39.000; 102.000 (Inner Mongolia)
Gansu – from 38°47′N 102°0′E / 38.783°N 102.000°E / 38.783; 102.000 (Gansu)
Qinghai – from 37°42′N 102°0′E / 37.700°N 102.000°E / 37.700; 102.000 (Qinghai)
Gansu – from 34°55′N 102°0′E / 34.917°N 102.000°E / 34.917; 102.000 (Gansu)
Qinghai – from 34°30′N 102°0′E / 34.500°N 102.000°E / 34.500; 102.000 (Qinghai)
Gansu – from 34°5′N 102°0′E / 34.083°N 102.000°E / 34.083; 102.000 (Gansu)
Sichuan – from 33°10′N 102°0′E / 33.167°N 102.000°E / 33.167; 102.000 (Sichuan)
Yunnan – from 26°5′N 102°0′E / 26.083°N 102.000°E / 26.083; 102.000 (Yunnan)
22°26′N 102°0′E / 22.433°N 102.000°E / 22.433; 102.000 (Laos)  Laos
18°8′N 102°0′E / 18.133°N 102.000°E / 18.133; 102.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
12°32′N 102°0′E / 12.533°N 102.000°E / 12.533; 102.000 (Gulf of Thailand) Gulf of Thailand
6°18′N 102°0′E / 6.300°N 102.000°E / 6.300; 102.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
6°2′N 102°0′E / 6.033°N 102.000°E / 6.033; 102.000 (Malaysia)  Malaysia
2°22′N 102°0′E / 2.367°N 102.000°E / 2.367; 102.000 (Strait of Malacca) Strait of Malacca
1°37′N 102°0′E / 1.617°N 102.000°E / 1.617; 102.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Islands of Bengkalis and Sumatra
3°31′S 102°0′E / 3.517°S 102.000°E / -3.517; 102.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just west of Enggano Island,  Indonesia (at 5°21′S 102°5′E / 5.350°S 102.083°E / -5.350; 102.083 (Enggano))
60°0′S 102°0′E / 60.000°S 102.000°E / -60.000; 102.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
65°44′S 102°0′E / 65.733°S 102.000°E / -65.733; 102.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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