127th meridian west

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127th meridian west

The meridian 127° 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 127th meridian west forms a great circle with the 53rd meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 127th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 127°0′W / 90.000°N 127.000°W / 90.000; -127.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
75°43′N 127°0′W / 75.717°N 127.000°W / 75.717; -127.000 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea
71°12′N 127°0′W / 71.200°N 127.000°W / 71.200; -127.000 (Amundsen Gulf) Amundsen Gulf
70°6′N 127°0′W / 70.100°N 127.000°W / 70.100; -127.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories
Yukon — from 61°4′N 127°0′W / 61.067°N 127.000°W / 61.067; -127.000 (Yukon)
British Columbia — from 60°0′N 127°0′W / 60.000°N 127.000°W / 60.000; -127.000 (British Columbia)
50°50′N 127°0′W / 50.833°N 127.000°W / 50.833; -127.000 (Queen Charlotte Strait) Queen Charlotte Strait
50°40′N 127°0′W / 50.667°N 127.000°W / 50.667; -127.000 (Canada)  Canada British ColumbiaMalcolm Island and Vancouver Island
49°51′N 127°0′W / 49.850°N 127.000°W / 49.850; -127.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 127°0′W / 60.000°S 127.000°W / -60.000; -127.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
73°41′S 127°0′W / 73.683°S 127.000°W / -73.683; -127.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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