144th meridian east
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The meridian 144° 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 Faddeyevsky Island, New Siberian Islands East Siberian Sea Russia Sea of Okhotsk Russia Island of Sakhalin Sea of Okhotsk Japan Island of Hokkaidō Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Woleai atoll, Federated States of Micronesia (at )
Passing just west of the Ninigo Islands, Papua New Guinea (at )
Passing just west of the Schouten Islands, Papua New Guinea (at )
Papua New Guinea Coral Sea Passing just west of Murray Island, Queensland, Australia (at ) Australia Queensland
New South Wales — from
Victoria — from
Bass Strait Australia Tasmania — King Island Indian Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean Southern Ocean Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by Australia
- 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.