124th meridian west

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124th meridian west

The meridian 124° 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 124th meridian west forms a great circle with the 56th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 124th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 124°0′W / 90.000°N 124.000°W / 90.000; -124.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°10′N 124°0′W / 76.167°N 124.000°W / 76.167; -124.000 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea
75°8′N 124°0′W / 75.133°N 124.000°W / 75.133; -124.000 (M'Clure Strait) M'Clure Strait
74°24′N 124°0′W / 74.400°N 124.000°W / 74.400; -124.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesBanks Island
73°51′N 124°0′W / 73.850°N 124.000°W / 73.850; -124.000 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea Burnett Bay
73°40′N 124°0′W / 73.667°N 124.000°W / 73.667; -124.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest TerritoriesBanks Island
71°40′N 124°0′W / 71.667°N 124.000°W / 71.667; -124.000 (Amundsen Gulf) Amundsen Gulf
69°23′N 124°0′W / 69.383°N 124.000°W / 69.383; -124.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories — passing through the Great Bear Lake
Yukon — for about 7 km from 60°6′N 124°0′W / 60.100°N 124.000°W / 60.100; -124.000 (Yukon), the easternmost part of the territory
British Columbia — from 60°0′N 124°0′W / 60.000°N 124.000°W / 60.000; -124.000 (British Columbia)
49°33′N 124°0′W / 49.550°N 124.000°W / 49.550; -124.000 (Strait of Georgia) Strait of Georgia
49°14′N 124°0′W / 49.233°N 124.000°W / 49.233; -124.000 (Canada)  Canada British ColumbiaVancouver Island
48°24′N 124°0′W / 48.400°N 124.000°W / 48.400; -124.000 (Strait of Juan de Fuca) Strait of Juan de Fuca
48°10′N 124°0′W / 48.167°N 124.000°W / 48.167; -124.000 (United States)  United States Washington
Oregon — from 46°16′N 124°0′W / 46.267°N 124.000°W / 46.267; -124.000 (Oregon)
46°12′N 124°0′W / 46.200°N 124.000°W / 46.200; -124.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of the coast of Oregon,  United States
45°5′N 124°0′W / 45.083°N 124.000°W / 45.083; -124.000 (United States)  United States Oregon
California — from 42°0′N 124°0′W / 42.000°N 124.000°W / 42.000; -124.000 (California)
39°59′N 124°0′W / 39.983°N 124.000°W / 39.983; -124.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 124°0′W / 60.000°S 124.000°W / -60.000; -124.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
73°34′S 124°0′W / 73.567°S 124.000°W / -73.567; -124.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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