105th meridian east

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105th meridian east

The meridian 105° 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 105th meridian east forms a great circle with the 75th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 105th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 105°0′E / 90.000°N 105.000°E / 90.000; 105.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°4′N 105°0′E / 80.067°N 105.000°E / 80.067; 105.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
78°50′N 105°0′E / 78.833°N 105.000°E / 78.833; 105.000 (Russia)  Russia Bolshevik Island, Severnaya Zemlya
78°21′N 105°0′E / 78.350°N 105.000°E / 78.350; 105.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
77°35′N 105°0′E / 77.583°N 105.000°E / 77.583; 105.000 (Russia)  Russia Passing through Lake Baikal (from 51°52′N 105°0′E / 51.867°N 105.000°E / 51.867; 105.000 (Lake Baikal) to 51°32′N 105°0′E / 51.533°N 105.000°E / 51.533; 105.000 (Lake Baikal))
50°24′N 105°0′E / 50.400°N 105.000°E / 50.400; 105.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
41°36′N 105°0′E / 41.600°N 105.000°E / 41.600; 105.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Ningxia – from 37°32′N 105°0′E / 37.533°N 105.000°E / 37.533; 105.000 (Ningxia)
Gansu – from 37°2′N 105°0′E / 37.033°N 105.000°E / 37.033; 105.000 (Gansu)
Sichuan – from 32°37′N 105°0′E / 32.617°N 105.000°E / 32.617; 105.000 (Sichuan)
Yunnan – from 28°1′N 105°0′E / 28.017°N 105.000°E / 28.017; 105.000 (Yunnan)
Guizhou – from 27°22′N 105°0′E / 27.367°N 105.000°E / 27.367; 105.000 (Guizhou)
Guangxi – from 24°47′N 105°0′E / 24.783°N 105.000°E / 24.783; 105.000 (Guangxi)
Yunnan – from 24°26′N 105°0′E / 24.433°N 105.000°E / 24.433; 105.000 (Yunnan)
23°13′N 105°0′E / 23.217°N 105.000°E / 23.217; 105.000 (Vietnam)  Vietnam
18°45′N 105°0′E / 18.750°N 105.000°E / 18.750; 105.000 (Laos)  Laos
16°16′N 105°0′E / 16.267°N 105.000°E / 16.267; 105.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
14°18′N 105°0′E / 14.300°N 105.000°E / 14.300; 105.000 (Cambodia)  Cambodia
10°40′N 105°0′E / 10.667°N 105.000°E / 10.667; 105.000 (Vietnam)  Vietnam
8°35′N 105°0′E / 8.583°N 105.000°E / 8.583; 105.000 (South China Sea) South China Sea Passing just east of Lingga Island,  Indonesia (at 0°18′S 105°0′E / 0.300°S 105.000°E / -0.300; 105.000 (Lingga Island))
Passing just west of Bangka Island,  Indonesia (at 2°1′S 105°6′E / 2.017°S 105.100°E / -2.017; 105.100 (Bangka Island))
2°21′S 105°0′E / 2.350°S 105.000°E / -2.350; 105.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Sumatra
5°43′S 105°0′E / 5.717°S 105.000°E / -5.717; 105.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just west of the island of Panaitan,  Indonesia (at 6°36′S 105°6′E / 6.600°S 105.100°E / -6.600; 105.100 (Panaitan))
60°0′S 105°0′E / 60.000°S 105.000°E / -60.000; 105.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°4′S 105°0′E / 66.067°S 105.000°E / -66.067; 105.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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