122nd meridian west

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122nd meridian west

The meridian 122° 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.

122°W is the Seventh Meridian of the Dominion Land Survey in Canada.

The 122nd meridian west forms a great circle with the 58th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 122nd meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 122°0′W / 90.000°N 122.000°W / 90.000; -122.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°26′N 122°0′W / 76.433°N 122.000°W / 76.433; -122.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesPrince Patrick Island
76°2′N 122°0′W / 76.033°N 122.000°W / 76.033; -122.000 (M'Clure Strait) M'Clure Strait
74°31′N 122°0′W / 74.517°N 122.000°W / 74.517; -122.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesBanks Island
71°19′N 122°0′W / 71.317°N 122.000°W / 71.317; -122.000 (Amundsen Gulf) Amundsen Gulf
69°48′N 122°0′W / 69.800°N 122.000°W / 69.800; -122.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories — passing through the Great Bear Lake
British Columbia — from 60°0′N 122°0′W / 60.000°N 122.000°W / 60.000; -122.000 (British Columbia)
49°0′N 122°0′W / 49.000°N 122.000°W / 49.000; -122.000 (United States)  United States Washington
Oregon — from 45°37′N 122°0′W / 45.617°N 122.000°W / 45.617; -122.000 (Oregon)
California — from 42°1′N 122°0′W / 42.017°N 122.000°W / 42.017; -122.000 (California)
36°58′N 122°0′W / 36.967°N 122.000°W / 36.967; -122.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 122°0′W / 60.000°S 122.000°W / -60.000; -122.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
73°35′S 122°0′W / 73.583°S 122.000°W / -73.583; -122.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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