108th meridian west

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108th meridian west

The meridian 108° 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.

The 108th meridian west forms a great circle with the 72nd meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 108th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 108°0′W / 90.000°N 108.000°W / 90.000; -108.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
77°43′N 108°0′W / 77.717°N 108.000°W / 77.717; -108.000 (Byam Martin Channel) Byam Martin Channel
76°4′N 108°0′W / 76.067°N 108.000°W / 76.067; -108.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutMelville Island
74°56′N 108°0′W / 74.933°N 108.000°W / 74.933; -108.000 (Parry Channel) Parry Channel Viscount Melville Sound
73°36′N 108°0′W / 73.600°N 108.000°W / 73.600; -108.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutKilian Island
73°34′N 108°0′W / 73.567°N 108.000°W / 73.567; -108.000 (Parry Channel) Parry Channel Viscount Melville Sound
73°21′N 108°0′W / 73.350°N 108.000°W / 73.350; -108.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutVictoria Island
72°42′N 108°0′W / 72.700°N 108.000°W / 72.700; -108.000 (Hadley Bay) Hadley Bay
71°41′N 108°0′W / 71.683°N 108.000°W / 71.683; -108.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutVictoria Island
68°56′N 108°0′W / 68.933°N 108.000°W / 68.933; -108.000 (Dease Strait) Dease Strait
68°38′N 108°0′W / 68.633°N 108.000°W / 68.633; -108.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut — the Kent Peninsula (mainland)
68°7′N 108°0′W / 68.117°N 108.000°W / 68.117; -108.000 (Melville Sound) Melville Sound
67°48′N 108°0′W / 67.800°N 108.000°W / 67.800; -108.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut — the Barry Islands, the Banks Peninsula (mainland), the Young Islands, and the mainland
Northwest Territories — from 64°43′N 108°0′W / 64.717°N 108.000°W / 64.717; -108.000 (Northwest Territories)
Saskatchewan — from 60°0′N 108°0′W / 60.000°N 108.000°W / 60.000; -108.000 (Saskatchewan), passing through Lake Athabasca
49°0′N 108°0′W / 49.000°N 108.000°W / 49.000; -108.000 (United States)  United States Montana
Wyoming — from 45°0′N 108°0′W / 45.000°N 108.000°W / 45.000; -108.000 (Wyoming)
Colorado — from 41°0′N 108°0′W / 41.000°N 108.000°W / 41.000; -108.000 (Colorado)
New Mexico — from 37°0′N 108°0′W / 37.000°N 108.000°W / 37.000; -108.000 (New Mexico)
31°47′N 108°0′W / 31.783°N 108.000°W / 31.783; -108.000 (Mexico)  Mexico Chihuahua
Sinaloa — from 26°55′N 108°0′W / 26.917°N 108.000°W / 26.917; -108.000 (Sinaloa)
24°39′N 108°0′W / 24.650°N 108.000°W / 24.650; -108.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 108°0′W / 60.000°S 108.000°W / -60.000; -108.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
73°52′S 108°0′W / 73.867°S 108.000°W / -73.867; -108.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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