119th meridian west

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119th meridian west

The meridian 119° 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 119th meridian west forms a great circle with the 61st meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 119th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 119°0′W / 90.000°N 119.000°W / 90.000; -119.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
77°19′N 119°0′W / 77.317°N 119.000°W / 77.317; -119.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesPrince Patrick Island
76°8′N 119°0′W / 76.133°N 119.000°W / 76.133; -119.000 (Crozier Channel) Crozier Channel
75°46′N 119°0′W / 75.767°N 119.000°W / 75.767; -119.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesEglinton Island
75°34′N 119°0′W / 75.567°N 119.000°W / 75.567; -119.000 (M'Clure Strait) M'Clure Strait
74°0′N 119°0′W / 74.000°N 119.000°W / 74.000; -119.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesBanks Island
72°40′N 119°0′W / 72.667°N 119.000°W / 72.667; -119.000 (Prince of Wales Strait) Prince of Wales Strait
71°56′N 119°0′W / 71.933°N 119.000°W / 71.933; -119.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesVictoria Island
71°37′N 119°0′W / 71.617°N 119.000°W / 71.617; -119.000 (Amundsen Gulf) Amundsen Gulf
69°16′N 119°0′W / 69.267°N 119.000°W / 69.267; -119.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut
Northwest Territories — from 67°29′N 119°0′W / 67.483°N 119.000°W / 67.483; -119.000 (Northwest Territories), passing through the Great Bear Lake
Alberta — from 60°0′N 119°0′W / 60.000°N 119.000°W / 60.000; -119.000 (Alberta)
British Columbia — for about 2 km, from 53°14′N 119°0′W / 53.233°N 119.000°W / 53.233; -119.000 (British Columbia)
Alberta — for about 2 km, from 53°12′N 119°0′W / 53.200°N 119.000°W / 53.200; -119.000 (Alberta)
British Columbia — from 53°11′N 119°0′W / 53.183°N 119.000°W / 53.183; -119.000 (British Columbia)
49°0′N 119°0′W / 49.000°N 119.000°W / 49.000; -119.000 (United States)  United States Washington
Oregon — from 45°59′N 119°0′W / 45.983°N 119.000°W / 45.983; -119.000 (Oregon)
Nevada — from 42°0′N 119°0′W / 42.000°N 119.000°W / 42.000; -119.000 (Nevada)
California — from 38°18′N 119°0′W / 38.300°N 119.000°W / 38.300; -119.000 (California)
34°4′N 119°0′W / 34.067°N 119.000°W / 34.067; -119.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Santa Barbara Island, California,  United States (at 33°28′N 119°2′W / 33.467°N 119.033°W / 33.467; -119.033 (Santa Barbara Island))
60°0′S 119°0′W / 60.000°S 119.000°W / -60.000; -119.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
73°43′S 119°0′W / 73.717°S 119.000°W / -73.717; -119.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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