111th meridian east

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111th meridian east

The meridian 111° 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 111th meridian east forms a great circle with the 69th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 111th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 111°0′E / 90.000°N 111.000°E / 90.000; 111.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
79°23′N 111°0′E / 79.383°N 111.000°E / 79.383; 111.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
76°44′N 111°0′E / 76.733°N 111.000°E / 76.733; 111.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk KraiTaymyr Peninsula
74°32′N 111°0′E / 74.533°N 111.000°E / 74.533; 111.000 (Khatanga Gulf) Khatanga Gulf
73°55′N 111°0′E / 73.917°N 111.000°E / 73.917; 111.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk Krai — for about 14km
Sakha Republic — for about 14km from 73°49′N 111°0′E / 73.817°N 111.000°E / 73.817; 111.000 (Sakha Republic)
Krasnoyarsk Krai — for about 13km from 73°40′N 111°0′E / 73.667°N 111.000°E / 73.667; 111.000 (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
Sakha Republic — from 73°34′N 111°0′E / 73.567°N 111.000°E / 73.567; 111.000 (Sakha Republic)
Krasnoyarsk Krai — from 72°34′N 111°0′E / 72.567°N 111.000°E / 72.567; 111.000 (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
Sakha Republic — from 70°50′N 111°0′E / 70.833°N 111.000°E / 70.833; 111.000 (Sakha Republic)
Irkutsk Oblast — from 59°14′N 111°0′E / 59.233°N 111.000°E / 59.233; 111.000 (Irkutsk Oblast)
Republic of Buryatia — from 56°52′N 111°0′E / 56.867°N 111.000°E / 56.867; 111.000 (Buryatia)
Zabaykalsky Krai — from 51°41′N 111°0′E / 51.683°N 111.000°E / 51.683; 111.000 (Zabaykalsky Krai)
49°12′N 111°0′E / 49.200°N 111.000°E / 49.200; 111.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
43°18′N 111°0′E / 43.300°N 111.000°E / 43.300; 111.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Shaanxi – from 39°33′N 111°0′E / 39.550°N 111.000°E / 39.550; 111.000 (Shaanxi)
Shanxi – from 39°0′N 111°0′E / 39.000°N 111.000°E / 39.000; 111.000 (Shanxi)
Henan – from 34°43′N 111°0′E / 34.717°N 111.000°E / 34.717; 111.000 (Henan)
Shaanxi – from 33°29′N 111°0′E / 33.483°N 111.000°E / 33.483; 111.000 (Shaanxi)
Henan - for about 8 km from 33°16′N 111°0′E / 33.267°N 111.000°E / 33.267; 111.000 (Henan)
Hubei – from 33°12′N 111°0′E / 33.200°N 111.000°E / 33.200; 111.000 (Hubei), crossing the Three Gorges Dam (at 30°49′N 111°0′E / 30.817°N 111.000°E / 30.817; 111.000 (Three Gorges Dam))
Hunan – from 30°1′N 111°0′E / 30.017°N 111.000°E / 30.017; 111.000 (Hunan)
Guangxi – from 26°19′N 111°0′E / 26.317°N 111.000°E / 26.317; 111.000 (Guangxi)
Hunan – from 25°8′N 111°0′E / 25.133°N 111.000°E / 25.133; 111.000 (Hunan)
Guangxi – from 24°54′N 111°0′E / 24.900°N 111.000°E / 24.900; 111.000 (Guangxi)
Guangdong – from 22°38′N 111°0′E / 22.633°N 111.000°E / 22.633; 111.000 (Guangdong)
21°23′N 111°0′E / 21.383°N 111.000°E / 21.383; 111.000 (South China Sea) South China Sea
19°44′N 111°0′E / 19.733°N 111.000°E / 19.733; 111.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Island of Hainan
19°39′N 111°0′E / 19.650°N 111.000°E / 19.650; 111.000 (South China Sea) South China Sea Passing through the disputed Paracel Islands
1°36′N 111°0′E / 1.600°N 111.000°E / 1.600; 111.000 (Malaysia)  Malaysia Sarawak – on the island of Borneo
1°1′N 111°0′E / 1.017°N 111.000°E / 1.017; 111.000 (Malaysia)  Indonesia Island of Borneo
3°5′S 111°0′E / 3.083°S 111.000°E / -3.083; 111.000 (Java Sea) Java Sea
6°25′S 111°0′E / 6.417°S 111.000°E / -6.417; 111.000 (Malaysia)  Indonesia Island of Java
8°15′S 111°0′E / 8.250°S 111.000°E / -8.250; 111.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 111°0′E / 60.000°S 111.000°E / -60.000; 111.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°2′S 111°0′E / 66.033°S 111.000°E / -66.033; 111.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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