139th meridian east
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The meridian 139° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, Australasia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.
From Pole to Pole
Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes Arctic Ocean Russia Kotelny Island, New Siberian Islands Laptev Sea Russia Sea of Okhotsk Russia Sea of Japan Japan Island of Honshū Pacific Ocean Passing just west of the island of Kōzushima, Japan (at ) Indonesia Islands of New Guinea, Yos Sudarso and New Guinea again Arafura Sea Gulf of Carpentaria Passing just west of Mornington Island, Australia (at ) Australia Queensland
South Australia — from
Indian Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean Southern Ocean Antarctica Adélie Land, claimed by France
- Darby, Andrew (22 December 2003). "Canberra all at sea over position of Southern Ocean". The Age. Retrieved 13 January 2013.
- "Indian Ocean". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 13 January 2013.