106th meridian west

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106th meridian west

The meridian 106° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

106°W is the Third Meridian of the Dominion Land Survey in Canada.

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

From Pole to Pole[edit]

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

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 106°0′W / 90.000°N 106.000°W / 90.000; -106.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
78°10′N 106°0′W / 78.167°N 106.000°W / 78.167; -106.000 (Maclean Strait) Maclean Strait
77°45′N 106°0′W / 77.750°N 106.000°W / 77.750; -106.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut — Lougheed Island
77°41′N 106°0′W / 77.683°N 106.000°W / 77.683; -106.000 (Byam Martin Channel) Byam Martin Channel
76°1′N 106°0′W / 76.017°N 106.000°W / 76.017; -106.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut — Melville Island
75°3′N 106°0′W / 75.050°N 106.000°W / 75.050; -106.000 (Parry Channel) Parry Channel Viscount Melville Sound
73°44′N 106°0′W / 73.733°N 106.000°W / 73.733; -106.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut — Stefansson Island, Victoria Island and the Finlayson Islands
69°6′N 106°0′W / 69.100°N 106.000°W / 69.100; -106.000 (Dease Strait) Dease Strait
68°54′N 106°0′W / 68.900°N 106.000°W / 68.900; -106.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut
Northwest Territories — from 64°34′N 106°0′W / 64.567°N 106.000°W / 64.567; -106.000 (Northwest Territories)
Saskatchewan — from 60°0′N 106°0′W / 60.000°N 106.000°W / 60.000; -106.000 (Saskatchewan)
49°0′N 106°0′W / 49.000°N 106.000°W / 49.000; -106.000 (United States)  United States Montana
Wyoming — from 45°0′N 106°0′W / 45.000°N 106.000°W / 45.000; -106.000 (Wyoming)
Colorado — from 41°0′N 106°0′W / 41.000°N 106.000°W / 41.000; -106.000 (Colorado)
New Mexico — from 37°0′N 106°0′W / 37.000°N 106.000°W / 37.000; -106.000 (New Mexico)
Texas — from 32°0′N 106°0′W / 32.000°N 106.000°W / 32.000; -106.000 (Texas)
31°23′N 106°0′W / 31.383°N 106.000°W / 31.383; -106.000 (Mexico)  Mexico Chihuahua
Durango — from 26°49′N 106°0′W / 26.817°N 106.000°W / 26.817; -106.000 (Durango)
Sinaloa — from 24°10′N 106°0′W / 24.167°N 106.000°W / 24.167; -106.000 (Sinaloa)
22°48′N 106°0′W / 22.800°N 106.000°W / 22.800; -106.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 106°0′W / 60.000°S 106.000°W / -60.000; -106.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
75°15′S 106°0′W / 75.250°S 106.000°W / -75.250; -106.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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