112th meridian west

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112th meridian west

The meridian 112° 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 112th meridian west forms a great circle with the 68th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 112th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 112°0′W / 90.000°N 112.000°W / 90.000; -112.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
78°33′N 112°0′W / 78.550°N 112.000°W / 78.550; -112.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesBorden Island
78°21′N 112°0′W / 78.350°N 112.000°W / 78.350; -112.000 (Wilkins Strait) Wilkins Strait
78°2′N 112°0′W / 78.033°N 112.000°W / 78.033; -112.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesMackenzie King Island
77°20′N 112°0′W / 77.333°N 112.000°W / 77.333; -112.000 Unnamed waterbody
76°0′N 112°0′W / 76.000°N 112.000°W / 76.000; -112.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesMelville Island
75°9′N 112°0′W / 75.150°N 112.000°W / 75.150; -112.000 (Liddon Gulf) Liddon Gulf
75°1′N 112°0′W / 75.017°N 112.000°W / 75.017; -112.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesMelville Island
74°28′N 112°0′W / 74.467°N 112.000°W / 74.467; -112.000 (Parry Channel) Parry Channel Viscount Melville Sound
72°53′N 112°0′W / 72.883°N 112.000°W / 72.883; -112.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesVictoria Island
Nunavut — from 70°0′N 112°0′W / 70.000°N 112.000°W / 70.000; -112.000 (Nunavut) on Victoria Island
68°31′N 112°0′W / 68.517°N 112.000°W / 68.517; -112.000 (Coronation Gulf) Coronation Gulf
68°14′N 112°0′W / 68.233°N 112.000°W / 68.233; -112.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutDuke of York Archipelago
68°10′N 112°0′W / 68.167°N 112.000°W / 68.167; -112.000 (Coronation Gulf) Coronation Gulf
67°45′N 112°0′W / 67.750°N 112.000°W / 67.750; -112.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut
Northwest Territories — from 65°30′N 112°0′W / 65.500°N 112.000°W / 65.500; -112.000 (Northwest Territories), passing through the Great Slave Lake
Alberta — from 60°0′N 112°0′W / 60.000°N 112.000°W / 60.000; -112.000 (Alberta)
49°0′N 112°0′W / 49.000°N 112.000°W / 49.000; -112.000 (United States)  United States Montana
Idaho — from 44°32′N 112°0′W / 44.533°N 112.000°W / 44.533; -112.000 (Idaho)
Utah — from 42°0′N 112°0′W / 42.000°N 112.000°W / 42.000; -112.000 (Utah)
Arizona — from 37°0′N 112°0′W / 37.000°N 112.000°W / 37.000; -112.000 (Arizona), passing through Phoenix at 33°27′N 112°0′W / 33.450°N 112.000°W / 33.450; -112.000 (Phoenix)
31°37′N 112°0′W / 31.617°N 112.000°W / 31.617; -112.000 (Mexico)  Mexico Sonora
28°51′N 112°0′W / 28.850°N 112.000°W / 28.850; -112.000 (Gulf of California) Gulf of California
27°6′N 112°0′W / 27.100°N 112.000°W / 27.100; -112.000 (Mexico)  Mexico Baja California Sur
24°44′N 112°0′W / 24.733°N 112.000°W / 24.733; -112.000 (Magdalena Bay) Magdalena Bay
24°32′N 112°0′W / 24.533°N 112.000°W / 24.533; -112.000 (Mexico)  Mexico Baja California SurIsla Santa Margarita
24°31′N 112°0′W / 24.517°N 112.000°W / 24.517; -112.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Roca Partida, Revillagigedo Islands,  Mexico at 19°0′N 112°4′W / 19.000°N 112.067°W / 19.000; -112.067 (Roca Partida)
60°0′S 112°0′W / 60.000°S 112.000°W / -60.000; -112.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
74°10′S 112°0′W / 74.167°S 112.000°W / -74.167; -112.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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