147th meridian east
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The meridian 147° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, Australasia, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.
From Pole to Pole
Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes Arctic Ocean East Siberian Sea Russia Island of New Siberia East Siberian Sea Russia Sea of Okhotsk Kuril Islands Island of Iturup, administered by Russia, but claimed by Japan Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Shikotan island, Kuril Islands (at )
Passing just west of Satawal island, Federated States of Micronesia (at )
Papua New Guinea Manus Island Pacific Ocean Bismarck Sea Papua New Guinea Long Island Pacific Ocean Bismarck Sea Papua New Guinea Solomon Sea Huon Gulf Papua New Guinea Coral Sea Australia Queensland
New South Wales — from
Victoria — from
Bass Strait Passing just east of Hogan Island, Tasmania, Australia (at ) Australia Tasmania Pacific Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean Southern Ocean Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by Australia
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