148th meridian east

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148th meridian east

The meridian 148° 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.

The 148th meridian east forms a great circle with the 32nd meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 148th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 148°0′E / 90.000°N 148.000°E / 90.000; 148.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°40′N 148°0′E / 76.667°N 148.000°E / 76.667; 148.000 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea
75°24′N 148°0′E / 75.400°N 148.000°E / 75.400; 148.000 (Russia)  Russia Island of New Siberia
74°51′N 148°0′E / 74.850°N 148.000°E / 74.850; 148.000 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea
72°19′N 148°0′E / 72.317°N 148.000°E / 72.317; 148.000 (Russia)  Russia
59°23′N 148°0′E / 59.383°N 148.000°E / 59.383; 148.000 (Sea of Okhotsk) Sea of Okhotsk
45°20′N 148°0′E / 45.333°N 148.000°E / 45.333; 148.000 (Kuril Islands) Kuril Islands Island of Iturup, administered by  Russia, but claimed by  Japan
45°1′N 148°0′E / 45.017°N 148.000°E / 45.017; 148.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of the island of Nauna,  Papua New Guinea (at 2°12′S 148°11′E / 2.200°S 148.183°E / -2.200; 148.183 (Nauna))
Passing just east of Rambutyo Island,  Papua New Guinea (at 2°17′S 147°52′E / 2.283°S 147.867°E / -2.283; 147.867 (Rambutyo))
Bismarck Sea - passing just west of Sakar Island,  Papua New Guinea (at 5°24′S 148°3′E / 5.400°S 148.050°E / -5.400; 148.050 (Sakar))
5°33′S 148°0′E / 5.550°S 148.000°E / -5.550; 148.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Umboi Island
5°50′S 148°0′E / 5.833°S 148.000°E / -5.833; 148.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea
8°4′S 148°0′E / 8.067°S 148.000°E / -8.067; 148.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Island of New Guinea
10°9′S 148°0′E / 10.150°S 148.000°E / -10.150; 148.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Coral Sea — passing through  Australia's Coral Sea Islands Territory
19°55′S 148°0′E / 19.917°S 148.000°E / -19.917; 148.000 (Australia)  Australia Queensland
New South Wales — from 29°0′S 148°0′E / 29.000°S 148.000°E / -29.000; 148.000 (New South Wales)
Victoria — from 36°8′S 148°0′E / 36.133°S 148.000°E / -36.133; 148.000 (Victoria)
37°53′S 148°0′E / 37.883°S 148.000°E / -37.883; 148.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Tasman Sea
39°38′S 148°0′E / 39.633°S 148.000°E / -39.633; 148.000 (Australia)  Australia TasmaniaOuter Sister Island, Flinders Island, Long Island and Cape Barren Island
40°25′S 148°0′E / 40.417°S 148.000°E / -40.417; 148.000 (Bass Strait) Bass Strait Passing just west of Clarke Island, Tasmania,  Australia (at 40°32′S 148°5′E / 40.533°S 148.083°E / -40.533; 148.083 (Clarke Island))
40°45′S 148°0′E / 40.750°S 148.000°E / -40.750; 148.000 (Australia)  Australia Tasmania
42°31′S 148°0′E / 42.517°S 148.000°E / -42.517; 148.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Tasman Sea — passing just west of Maria Island, Tasmania,  Australia (at 42°39′S 148°1′E / 42.650°S 148.017°E / -42.650; 148.017 (Maria Island))
43°13′S 148°0′E / 43.217°S 148.000°E / -43.217; 148.000 (Australia)  Australia TasmaniaTasman Peninsula
43°15′S 148°0′E / 43.250°S 148.000°E / -43.250; 148.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 148°0′E / 60.000°S 148.000°E / -60.000; 148.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
67°48′S 148°0′E / 67.800°S 148.000°E / -67.800; 148.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia
68°17′S 148°0′E / 68.283°S 148.000°E / -68.283; 148.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Buckley Bay
68°25′S 148°0′E / 68.417°S 148.000°E / -68.417; 148.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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