106th meridian east

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106th meridian east

The meridian 106° 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 106th meridian east forms a great circle with the 74th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 106th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 106°0′E / 90.000°N 106.000°E / 90.000; 106.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
79°58′N 106°0′E / 79.967°N 106.000°E / 79.967; 106.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea Passing just west of Starokadomsky Island, Krasnoyarsk Krai,  Russia (at 77°20′N 106°7′E / 77.333°N 106.117°E / 77.333; 106.117 (Starokadomsky Island))
77°26′N 106°0′E / 77.433°N 106.000°E / 77.433; 106.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk Krai
77°18′N 106°0′E / 77.300°N 106.000°E / 77.300; 106.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
77°0′N 106°0′E / 77.000°N 106.000°E / 77.000; 106.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk Krai
Sakha Republic — from 67°5′N 106°0′E / 67.083°N 106.000°E / 67.083; 106.000 (Sakha Republic)
Krasnoyarsk Krai — from 66°54′N 106°0′E / 66.900°N 106.000°E / 66.900; 106.000 (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
Sakha Republic — from 65°4′N 106°0′E / 65.067°N 106.000°E / 65.067; 106.000 (Sakha Republic)
Krasnoyarsk Krai — from 64°32′N 106°0′E / 64.533°N 106.000°E / 64.533; 106.000 (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
Irkutsk Oblast — from 61°54′N 106°0′E / 61.900°N 106.000°E / 61.900; 106.000 (Irkutsk Oblast)
Republic of Buryatia — from 52°12′N 106°0′E / 52.200°N 106.000°E / 52.200; 106.000 (Buryatia) (border is in Lake Baikal)
50°24′N 106°0′E / 50.400°N 106.000°E / 50.400; 106.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
42°1′N 106°0′E / 42.017°N 106.000°E / 42.017; 106.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Ningxia – from 38°56′N 106°0′E / 38.933°N 106.000°E / 38.933; 106.000 (Ningxia)
Gansu – for about 5 km from 35°32′N 106°0′E / 35.533°N 106.000°E / 35.533; 106.000 (Gansu)
Ningxia – for about 4 km from 35°29′N 106°0′E / 35.483°N 106.000°E / 35.483; 106.000 (Ningxia)
Gansu – from 35°26′N 106°0′E / 35.433°N 106.000°E / 35.433; 106.000 (Gansu)
Shaanxi – from 33°36′N 106°0′E / 33.600°N 106.000°E / 33.600; 106.000 (Shaanxi)
Sichuan – from 32°50′N 106°0′E / 32.833°N 106.000°E / 32.833; 106.000 (Sichuan)
Chongqing – from 30°22′N 106°0′E / 30.367°N 106.000°E / 30.367; 106.000 (Chongqing)
Sichuan – from 28°58′N 106°0′E / 28.967°N 106.000°E / 28.967; 106.000 (Sichuan)
Guizhou – from 28°44′N 106°0′E / 28.733°N 106.000°E / 28.733; 106.000 (Guizhou)
Sichuan – from 28°7′N 106°0′E / 28.117°N 106.000°E / 28.117; 106.000 (Sichuan)
Guizhou – from 27°45′N 106°0′E / 27.750°N 106.000°E / 27.750; 106.000 (Guizhou)
Guangxi – from 24°39′N 106°0′E / 24.650°N 106.000°E / 24.650; 106.000 (Guangxi)
Yunnan – from 24°8′N 106°0′E / 24.133°N 106.000°E / 24.133; 106.000 (Yunnan)
Guangxi – from 23°27′N 106°0′E / 23.450°N 106.000°E / 23.450; 106.000 (Guangxi)
22°56′N 106°0′E / 22.933°N 106.000°E / 22.933; 106.000 (Vietnam)  Vietnam
19°58′N 106°0′E / 19.967°N 106.000°E / 19.967; 106.000 (South China Sea) South China Sea Gulf of Tonkin
18°23′N 106°0′E / 18.383°N 106.000°E / 18.383; 106.000 (Vietnam)  Vietnam
17°28′N 106°0′E / 17.467°N 106.000°E / 17.467; 106.000 (Laos)  Laos
13°56′N 106°0′E / 13.933°N 106.000°E / 13.933; 106.000 (Cambodia)  Cambodia
11°42′N 106°0′E / 11.700°N 106.000°E / 11.700; 106.000 (Vietnam)  Vietnam
11°11′N 106°0′E / 11.183°N 106.000°E / 11.183; 106.000 (Cambodia)  Cambodia
10°52′N 106°0′E / 10.867°N 106.000°E / 10.867; 106.000 (Vietnam)  Vietnam
9°18′N 106°0′E / 9.300°N 106.000°E / 9.300; 106.000 (South China Sea) South China Sea Passing through the Anambas Islands,  Indonesia (at 3°0′N 106°0′E / 3.000°N 106.000°E / 3.000; 106.000 (Anambas Islands))
1°35′S 106°0′E / 1.583°S 106.000°E / -1.583; 106.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Islands of Bangka and Sumatra
3°18′S 106°0′E / 3.300°S 106.000°E / -3.300; 106.000 (Java Sea) Java Sea
5°54′S 106°0′E / 5.900°S 106.000°E / -5.900; 106.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Java
6°49′S 106°0′E / 6.817°S 106.000°E / -6.817; 106.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just east of  Christmas Island (at 10°26′S 105°43′E / 10.433°S 105.717°E / -10.433; 105.717 (Christmas Island))
60°0′S 106°0′E / 60.000°S 106.000°E / -60.000; 106.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°14′S 106°0′E / 66.233°S 106.000°E / -66.233; 106.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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