132nd meridian east

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132nd meridian east

The meridian 132° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, Australia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 132nd meridian east forms a great circle with the 48th meridian west.

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 132nd meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 132°0′E / 90.000°N 132.000°E / 90.000; 132.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
77°0′N 132°0′E / 77.000°N 132.000°E / 77.000; 132.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
71°16′N 132°0′E / 71.267°N 132.000°E / 71.267; 132.000 (Russia)  Russia
47°42′N 132°0′E / 47.700°N 132.000°E / 47.700; 132.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Heilongjiang
45°15′N 132°0′E / 45.250°N 132.000°E / 45.250; 132.000 (Russia)  Russia Passing just east of Vladivostok (at 43°7′N 131°54′E / 43.117°N 131.900°E / 43.117; 131.900 (Vladivostok))
43°6′N 132°0′E / 43.100°N 132.000°E / 43.100; 132.000 (Sea of Japan) Sea of Japan Passing just east of the island of Liancourt Rocks (at 37°14′N 131°52′E / 37.233°N 131.867°E / 37.233; 131.867 (Liancourt Rocks))
34°51′N 132°0′E / 34.850°N 132.000°E / 34.850; 132.000 (Japan)  Japan Island of Honshū
33°54′N 132°0′E / 33.900°N 132.000°E / 33.900; 132.000 (Inland Sea) Inland Sea
33°19′N 132°0′E / 33.317°N 132.000°E / 33.317; 132.000 (Bungo Channel) Bungo Channel
33°5′N 132°0′E / 33.083°N 132.000°E / 33.083; 132.000 (Japan)  Japan Island of Kyūshū
32°49′N 132°0′E / 32.817°N 132.000°E / 32.817; 132.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Pulo Anna,  Palau (at 4°39′N 131°58′E / 4.650°N 131.967°E / 4.650; 131.967 (Pacific Ocean))
0°33′S 132°0′E / 0.550°S 132.000°E / -0.550; 132.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of New Guinea
1°59′S 132°0′E / 1.983°S 132.000°E / -1.983; 132.000 (Berau Bay) Berau Bay
2°46′S 132°0′E / 2.767°S 132.000°E / -2.767; 132.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of New Guinea
2°54′S 132°0′E / 2.900°S 132.000°E / -2.900; 132.000 (Ceram Sea) Ceram Sea
5°18′S 132°0′E / 5.300°S 132.000°E / -5.300; 132.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Kur
5°22′S 132°0′E / 5.367°S 132.000°E / -5.367; 132.000 (Banda Sea) Banda Sea
6°59′S 132°0′E / 6.983°S 132.000°E / -6.983; 132.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Fordata
7°0′S 132°0′E / 7.000°S 132.000°E / -7.000; 132.000 (Arafura Sea) Arafura Sea Passing just east of the island of Larat,  Indonesia (at 7°12′S 131°59′E / 7.200°S 131.983°E / -7.200; 131.983 (Larat))
11°7′S 132°0′E / 11.117°S 132.000°E / -11.117; 132.000 (Australia)  Australia Northern TerritoryCobourg Peninsula
11°26′S 132°0′E / 11.433°S 132.000°E / -11.433; 132.000 (Van Diemen Gulf) Van Diemen Gulf
12°17′S 132°0′E / 12.283°S 132.000°E / -12.283; 132.000 (Australia)  Australia Northern Territory
South Australia — from 26°0′S 132°0′E / 26.000°S 132.000°E / -26.000; 132.000 (South Australia)
31°52′S 132°0′E / 31.867°S 132.000°E / -31.867; 132.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean[1][2]
60°0′S 132°0′E / 60.000°S 132.000°E / -60.000; 132.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°11′S 132°0′E / 66.183°S 132.000°E / -66.183; 132.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Darby, Andrew (22 December 2003). "Canberra all at sea over position of Southern Ocean". The Age. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Indian Ocean". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 13 January 2013.