134th meridian east

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134th meridian east

The meridian 134° 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 134th meridian east forms a great circle with the 46th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 134th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 134°0′E / 90.000°N 134.000°E / 90.000; 134.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°47′N 134°0′E / 76.783°N 134.000°E / 76.783; 134.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
71°23′N 134°0′E / 71.383°N 134.000°E / 71.383; 134.000 (Russia)  Russia
48°17′N 134°0′E / 48.283°N 134.000°E / 48.283; 134.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Heilongjiang
46°38′N 134°0′E / 46.633°N 134.000°E / 46.633; 134.000 (Russia)  Russia
42°56′N 134°0′E / 42.933°N 134.000°E / 42.933; 134.000 (Sea of Japan) Sea of Japan
35°32′N 134°0′E / 35.533°N 134.000°E / 35.533; 134.000 (Japan)  Japan Islands of Honshū, Nao and Shikoku
33°25′N 134°0′E / 33.417°N 134.000°E / 33.417; 134.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of the island of Angaur,  Palau (at 6°53′N 134°7′E / 6.883°N 134.117°E / 6.883; 134.117 (Angaur))
0°44′S 134°0′E / 0.733°S 134.000°E / -0.733; 134.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of New Guinea
3°51′S 134°0′E / 3.850°S 134.000°E / -3.850; 134.000 (Arafura Sea) Arafura Sea Passing just west of the Aru Islands,  Indonesia (at 6°45′S 134°3′E / 6.750°S 134.050°E / -6.750; 134.050 (Aru Islands))
11°52′S 134°0′E / 11.867°S 134.000°E / -11.867; 134.000 (Australia)  Australia Northern Territory
South Australia — from 26°0′S 134°0′E / 26.000°S 134.000°E / -26.000; 134.000 (South Australia)
32°29′S 134°0′E / 32.483°S 134.000°E / -32.483; 134.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean[1][2]
60°0′S 134°0′E / 60.000°S 134.000°E / -60.000; 134.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°11′S 134°0′E / 66.183°S 134.000°E / -66.183; 134.000 (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.