13th meridian west

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13th meridian west

The meridian 13° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Greenland, the Atlantic Ocean, Africa, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 13th meridian west forms a great circle with the 167th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 13th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 13°0′W / 90.000°N 13.000°W / 90.000; -13.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°42′N 13°0′W / 81.700°N 13.000°W / 81.700; -13.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
81°6′N 13°0′W / 81.100°N 13.000°W / 81.100; -13.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
27°50′N 13°0′W / 27.833°N 13.000°W / 27.833; -13.000 (Morocco)  Morocco
27°40′N 13°0′W / 27.667°N 13.000°W / 27.667; -13.000 (Western Sahara) Western Sahara Claimed by  Morocco
23°9′N 13°0′W / 23.150°N 13.000°W / 23.150; -13.000 (Mauritania)  Mauritania
15°29′N 13°0′W / 15.483°N 13.000°W / 15.483; -13.000 (Senegal)  Senegal
12°28′N 13°0′W / 12.467°N 13.000°W / 12.467; -13.000 (Guinea)  Guinea
9°6′N 13°0′W / 9.100°N 13.000°W / 9.100; -13.000 (Sierra Leone)  Sierra Leone
8°14′N 13°0′W / 8.233°N 13.000°W / 8.233; -13.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
7°36′N 13°0′W / 7.600°N 13.000°W / 7.600; -13.000 (Sierra Leone)  Sierra Leone Turtle Islands
7°35′N 13°0′W / 7.583°N 13.000°W / 7.583; -13.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Passing just west of Inaccessible Island, Tristan da Cunha,  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (at 37°18′S 12°43′W / 37.300°S 12.717°W / -37.300; -12.717 (Inaccessible Island))
60°0′S 13°0′W / 60.000°S 13.000°W / -60.000; -13.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
71°46′S 13°0′W / 71.767°S 13.000°W / -71.767; -13.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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