146th meridian west

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146th meridian west

The meridian 146° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 146th meridian west forms a great circle with the 34th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 146th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 146°0′W / 90.000°N 146.000°W / 90.000; -146.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
72°56′N 146°0′W / 72.933°N 146.000°W / 72.933; -146.000 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea
70°12′N 146°0′W / 70.200°N 146.000°W / 70.200; -146.000 (United States)  United States AlaskaFlaxman Island, the mainland and Hawkins Island
60°30′N 146°0′W / 60.500°N 146.000°W / 60.500; -146.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Hinchinbrook Island, Alaska,  United States (at 60°24′N 146°4′W / 60.400°N 146.067°W / 60.400; -146.067 (Hinchinbrook Island))
14°23′S 146°0′W / 14.383°S 146.000°W / -14.383; -146.000 (French Polynesia)  French Polynesia Manihi atoll
14°27′S 146°0′W / 14.450°S 146.000°W / -14.450; -146.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Apataki atoll,  French Polynesia (at 15°20′S 146°11′W / 15.333°S 146.183°W / -15.333; -146.183 (Apataki))
15°48′S 146°0′W / 15.800°S 146.000°W / -15.800; -146.000 (French Polynesia)  French Polynesia Toau atoll
16°0′S 146°0′W / 16.000°S 146.000°W / -16.000; -146.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Fakarava atoll,  French Polynesia (at 16°8′S 145°49′W / 16.133°S 145.817°W / -16.133; -145.817 (Fakarava))
60°0′S 146°0′W / 60.000°S 146.000°W / -60.000; -146.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
75°38′S 146°0′W / 75.633°S 146.000°W / -75.633; -146.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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