104th meridian east

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104th meridian east

The meridian 104° 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 104th meridian east forms a great circle with the 76th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 104th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 104°0′E / 90.000°N 104.000°E / 90.000; 104.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°11′N 104°0′E / 80.183°N 104.000°E / 80.183; 104.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
79°7′N 104°0′E / 79.117°N 104.000°E / 79.117; 104.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk KraiBolshevik Island, Severnaya Zemlya
78°16′N 104°0′E / 78.267°N 104.000°E / 78.267; 104.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
77°42′N 104°0′E / 77.700°N 104.000°E / 77.700; 104.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk Krai
Irkutsk Oblast — from 58°45′N 104°0′E / 58.750°N 104.000°E / 58.750; 104.000 (Irkutsk Oblast)
Republic of Buryatia — from 51°13′N 104°0′E / 51.217°N 104.000°E / 51.217; 104.000 (Buryatia)
50°10′N 104°0′E / 50.167°N 104.000°E / 50.167; 104.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
41°48′N 104°0′E / 41.800°N 104.000°E / 41.800; 104.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Gansu — from 39°24′N 104°0′E / 39.400°N 104.000°E / 39.400; 104.000 (Gansu)
Inner Mongolia – from 38°49′N 104°0′E / 38.817°N 104.000°E / 38.817; 104.000 (Inner Mongolia)
Gansu — from 37°38′N 104°0′E / 37.633°N 104.000°E / 37.633; 104.000 (Gansu), passing just east of Lanzhou (at 36°7′N 103°36′E / 36.117°N 103.600°E / 36.117; 103.600 (Lanzhou))
Sichuan — from 33°40′N 104°0′E / 33.667°N 104.000°E / 33.667; 104.000 (Sichuan), passing just west of Chengdu (at 30°40′N 104°4′E / 30.667°N 104.067°E / 30.667; 104.067 (Chengdu))
Yunnan — from 28°36′N 104°0′E / 28.600°N 104.000°E / 28.600; 104.000 (Yunnan)
Guizhou — from 27°25′N 104°0′E / 27.417°N 104.000°E / 27.417; 104.000 (Guizhou)
Yunnan — from 26°33′N 104°0′E / 26.550°N 104.000°E / 26.550; 104.000 (Yunnan)
22°31′N 104°0′E / 22.517°N 104.000°E / 22.517; 104.000 (Vietnam)  Vietnam
20°55′N 104°0′E / 20.917°N 104.000°E / 20.917; 104.000 (Laos)  Laos
19°24′N 104°0′E / 19.400°N 104.000°E / 19.400; 104.000 (Vietnam)  Vietnam
19°14′N 104°0′E / 19.233°N 104.000°E / 19.233; 104.000 (Laos)  Laos
18°18′N 104°0′E / 18.300°N 104.000°E / 18.300; 104.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
14°21′N 104°0′E / 14.350°N 104.000°E / 14.350; 104.000 (Cambodia)  Cambodia
10°34′N 104°0′E / 10.567°N 104.000°E / 10.567; 104.000 (Gulf of Thailand) Gulf of Thailand
10°27′N 104°0′E / 10.450°N 104.000°E / 10.450; 104.000 (Vietnam)  Vietnam Island of Phú Quốc
10°2′N 104°0′E / 10.033°N 104.000°E / 10.033; 104.000 (Gulf of Thailand) Gulf of Thailand
7°56′N 104°0′E / 7.933°N 104.000°E / 7.933; 104.000 (South China Sea) South China Sea Passing just west of Tioman Island,  Malaysia (at 2°46′N 104°7′E / 2.767°N 104.117°E / 2.767; 104.117 (Tioman Island))
Passing just west of Tinggi Island,  Malaysia (at 2°18′N 104°5′E / 2.300°N 104.083°E / 2.300; 104.083 (Tinggi Island))
2°10′N 104°0′E / 2.167°N 104.000°E / 2.167; 104.000 (Malaysia)  Malaysia
1°23′N 104°0′E / 1.383°N 104.000°E / 1.383; 104.000 (Singapore)  Singapore
1°19′N 104°0′E / 1.317°N 104.000°E / 1.317; 104.000 (Singapore Strait) Singapore Strait
1°8′N 104°0′E / 1.133°N 104.000°E / 1.133; 104.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Batam
1°1′N 104°0′E / 1.017°N 104.000°E / 1.017; 104.000 (South China Sea) South China Sea
1°0′S 104°0′E / 1.000°S 104.000°E / -1.000; 104.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Sumatra
5°19′S 104°0′E / 5.317°S 104.000°E / -5.317; 104.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 104°0′E / 60.000°S 104.000°E / -60.000; 104.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
65°50′S 104°0′E / 65.833°S 104.000°E / -65.833; 104.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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