133rd meridian east

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133rd meridian east

The meridian 133° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude extending from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, Australia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 133rd meridian east forms a great circle with the 47th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 133rd meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 133°0′E / 90.000°N 133.000°E / 90.000; 133.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°53′N 133°0′E / 76.883°N 133.000°E / 76.883; 133.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
71°58′N 133°0′E / 71.967°N 133.000°E / 71.967; 133.000 (Russia)  Russia Sakha Republic
Khabarovsk Krai — from 59°1′N 133°0′E / 59.017°N 133.000°E / 59.017; 133.000 (Khabarovsk Krai)
Amur Oblast — from 53°28′N 133°0′E / 53.467°N 133.000°E / 53.467; 133.000 (Amur Oblast)
Khabarovsk Krai — from 55°22′N 133°0′E / 55.367°N 133.000°E / 55.367; 133.000 (Khabarovsk Krai)
Amur Oblast — from 53°20′N 133°0′E / 53.333°N 133.000°E / 53.333; 133.000 (Amur Oblast)
Khabarovsk Krai — from 52°10′N 133°0′E / 52.167°N 133.000°E / 52.167; 133.000 (Khabarovsk Krai)
Jewish Autonomous Oblast — from 49°10′N 133°0′E / 49.167°N 133.000°E / 49.167; 133.000 (Jewish Autonomous Oblast)
48°2′N 133°0′E / 48.033°N 133.000°E / 48.033; 133.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Heilongjiang
45°2′N 133°0′E / 45.033°N 133.000°E / 45.033; 133.000 (Russia)  Russia Primorsky Krai
42°48′N 133°0′E / 42.800°N 133.000°E / 42.800; 133.000 (Sea of Japan) Sea of Japan
36°7′N 133°0′E / 36.117°N 133.000°E / 36.117; 133.000 (Japan)  Japan Island of Nishino, Shimane Prefecture
36°2′N 133°0′E / 36.033°N 133.000°E / 36.033; 133.000 (Sea of Japan) Sea of Japan
35°32′N 133°0′E / 35.533°N 133.000°E / 35.533; 133.000 (Japan)  Japan Island of Honshū
Shimane Prefecture
Hiroshima Prefecture — from 35°5′N 133°0′E / 35.083°N 133.000°E / 35.083; 133.000 (Hiroshima)
34°19′N 133°0′E / 34.317°N 133.000°E / 34.317; 133.000 (Seto Inland Sea) Seto Inland Sea
34°17′N 133°0′E / 34.283°N 133.000°E / 34.283; 133.000 (Japan)  Japan Island of Ōmi, Ehime Prefecture
34°11′N 133°0′E / 34.183°N 133.000°E / 34.183; 133.000 (Seto Inland Sea) Seto Inland Sea
34°4′N 133°0′E / 34.067°N 133.000°E / 34.067; 133.000 (Japan)  Japan Island of Shikoku
Ehime Prefecture
Kōchi Prefecture — from 33°28′N 133°0′E / 33.467°N 133.000°E / 33.467; 133.000 (Kōchi)
32°43′N 133°0′E / 32.717°N 133.000°E / 32.717; 133.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
0°29′S 133°0′E / 0.483°S 133.000°E / -0.483; 133.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of New Guinea
2°16′S 133°0′E / 2.267°S 133.000°E / -2.267; 133.000 (Berau Bay) Berau Bay
2°33′S 133°0′E / 2.550°S 133.000°E / -2.550; 133.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of New Guinea
4°6′S 133°0′E / 4.100°S 133.000°E / -4.100; 133.000 (Arafura Sea) Arafura Sea
5°39′S 133°0′E / 5.650°S 133.000°E / -5.650; 133.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Kai Besar
5°42′S 133°0′E / 5.700°S 133.000°E / -5.700; 133.000 (Arafura Sea) Arafura Sea
11°26′S 133°0′E / 11.433°S 133.000°E / -11.433; 133.000 (Australia)  Australia Northern Territory
South Australia — from 26°0′S 133°0′E / 26.000°S 133.000°E / -26.000; 133.000 (South Australia)
32°5′S 133°0′E / 32.083°S 133.000°E / -32.083; 133.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean[1][2]
60°0′S 133°0′E / 60.000°S 133.000°E / -60.000; 133.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°10′S 133°0′E / 66.167°S 133.000°E / -66.167; 133.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also[edit]

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.