10th meridian east

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10th meridian east

The meridian 10° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Atlantic Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 10th meridian east forms a great circle with the 170th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 10th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 10°0′E / 90.000°N 10.000°E / 90.000; 10.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°5′N 10°0′E / 81.083°N 10.000°E / 81.083; 10.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
64°5′N 10°0′E / 64.083°N 10.000°E / 64.083; 10.000 (Norway)  Norway Entering at Stokkøya in Sør-Trøndelag. Exiting 3 km southwest of Stavern in Vestfold.
58°58′N 10°0′E / 58.967°N 10.000°E / 58.967; 10.000 (Skagerrak) Skagerrak
57°35′N 10°0′E / 57.583°N 10.000°E / 57.583; 10.000 (Denmark)  Denmark Vendsyssel-Thy island, Jutland peninsula and the islands of Funen and Als
54°43′N 10°0′E / 54.717°N 10.000°E / 54.717; 10.000 (Germany)  Germany Passing through city centre / old city of Hamburg
47°29′N 10°0′E / 47.483°N 10.000°E / 47.483; 10.000 (Austria)  Austria
46°54′N 10°0′E / 46.900°N 10.000°E / 46.900; 10.000 (Switzerland)   Switzerland
46°17′N 10°0′E / 46.283°N 10.000°E / 46.283; 10.000 (Italy)  Italy
44°3′N 10°0′E / 44.050°N 10.000°E / 44.050; 10.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Passing just east of the island of Capraia,  Italy
Passing just west of the islands of Elba and Pianosa,  Italy
Passing just east of the island of Sardinia,  Italy
37°15′N 10°0′E / 37.250°N 10.000°E / 37.250; 10.000 (Tunisia)  Tunisia
30°28′N 10°0′E / 30.467°N 10.000°E / 30.467; 10.000 (Libya)  Libya
25°23′N 10°0′E / 25.383°N 10.000°E / 25.383; 10.000 (Algeria)  Algeria
22°22′N 10°0′E / 22.367°N 10.000°E / 22.367; 10.000 (Niger)  Niger
13°10′N 10°0′E / 13.167°N 10.000°E / 13.167; 10.000 (Nigeria)  Nigeria
6°54′N 10°0′E / 6.900°N 10.000°E / 6.900; 10.000 (Cameroon)  Cameroon
2°10′N 10°0′E / 2.167°N 10.000°E / 2.167; 10.000 (Equatorial Guinea)  Equatorial Guinea
1°0′N 10°0′E / 1.000°N 10.000°E / 1.000; 10.000 (Gabon)  Gabon
2°47′S 10°0′E / 2.783°S 10.000°E / -2.783; 10.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 10°0′E / 60.000°S 10.000°E / -60.000; 10.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°53′S 10°0′E / 69.883°S 10.000°E / -69.883; 10.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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