130th meridian west

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130th meridian west

The meridian 130° 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 130th meridian west forms a great circle with the 50th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 130th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 130°0′W / 90.000°N 130.000°W / 90.000; -130.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
75°17′N 130°0′W / 75.283°N 130.000°W / 75.283; -130.000 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea
70°4′N 130°0′W / 70.067°N 130.000°W / 70.067; -130.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories
Yukon — from 63°36′N 130°0′W / 63.600°N 130.000°W / 63.600; -130.000 (Yukon)
Northwest Territories — from 63°21′N 130°0′W / 63.350°N 130.000°W / 63.350; -130.000 (Northwest Territories)
Yukon — from 63°12′N 130°0′W / 63.200°N 130.000°W / 63.200; -130.000 (Yukon)
British Columbia — from 60°0′N 130°0′W / 60.000°N 130.000°W / 60.000; -130.000 (British Columbia)
55°19′N 130°0′W / 55.317°N 130.000°W / 55.317; -130.000 (United States)  United States Alaska — for about 6 km, the most easterly part of the state (in the Misty Fjords National Monument)
55°16′N 130°0′W / 55.267°N 130.000°W / 55.267; -130.000 (Canada)  Canada British Columbia — mainland, Pitt Island and Banks Island
53°12′N 130°0′W / 53.200°N 130.000°W / 53.200; -130.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Pitcairn Island,  Pitcairn Islands (at 25°4′S 130°5′W / 25.067°S 130.083°W / -25.067; -130.083 (Pitcairn Island))
60°0′S 130°0′W / 60.000°S 130.000°W / -60.000; -130.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
74°19′S 130°0′W / 74.317°S 130.000°W / -74.317; -130.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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