150th meridian east

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150th meridian east
150° monument in Marulan, New South Wales

The meridian 150° 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 150th meridian east forms a great circle with the 30th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 150th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 150°0′E / 90.000°N 150.000°E / 90.000; 150.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°46′N 150°0′E / 76.767°N 150.000°E / 76.767; 150.000 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea
75°12′N 150°0′E / 75.200°N 150.000°E / 75.200; 150.000 (Russia)  Russia New Siberia Island
74°48′N 150°0′E / 74.800°N 150.000°E / 74.800; 150.000 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea
71°59′N 150°0′E / 71.983°N 150.000°E / 71.983; 150.000 (Russia)  Russia
59°41′N 150°0′E / 59.683°N 150.000°E / 59.683; 150.000 (Sea of Okhotsk) Sea of Okhotsk
46°2′N 150°0′E / 46.033°N 150.000°E / 46.033; 150.000 (Russia)  Russia Island of Urup
45°49′N 150°0′E / 45.817°N 150.000°E / 45.817; 150.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
8°54′N 150°0′E / 8.900°N 150.000°E / 8.900; 150.000 (Federated States of Micronesia)  Federated States of Micronesia Namonuito Atoll
8°33′N 150°0′E / 8.550°N 150.000°E / 8.550; 150.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
1°40′S 150°0′E / 1.667°S 150.000°E / -1.667; 150.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Emirau Island
1°41′S 150°0′E / 1.683°S 150.000°E / -1.683; 150.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Bismarck Sea
2°27′S 150°0′E / 2.450°S 150.000°E / -2.450; 150.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea New Hanover Island
2°31′S 150°0′E / 2.517°S 150.000°E / -2.517; 150.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Bismarck Sea
5°8′S 150°0′E / 5.133°S 150.000°E / -5.133; 150.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Island of New Britain
6°18′S 150°0′E / 6.300°S 150.000°E / -6.300; 150.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea
9°38′S 150°0′E / 9.633°S 150.000°E / -9.633; 150.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Island of New Guinea
9°44′S 150°0′E / 9.733°S 150.000°E / -9.733; 150.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea Goodenough Bay
10°5′S 150°0′E / 10.083°S 150.000°E / -10.083; 150.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Island of New Guinea
10°36′S 150°0′E / 10.600°S 150.000°E / -10.600; 150.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Coral Sea — passing just east of Willis Island in the Coral Sea Islands Territory (at 16°17′S 149°58′E / 16.283°S 149.967°E / -16.283; 149.967 (Willis Island))
22°6′S 150°0′E / 22.100°S 150.000°E / -22.100; 150.000 (Australia)  Australia Queensland
New South Wales — from 28°35′N 150°0′E / 28.583°N 150.000°E / 28.583; 150.000 (New South Wales)
36°41′S 150°0′E / 36.683°S 150.000°E / -36.683; 150.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
37°9′S 150°0′E / 37.150°S 150.000°E / -37.150; 150.000 (Australia)  Australia New South WalesGreen Cape
37°15′S 150°0′E / 37.250°S 150.000°E / -37.250; 150.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 150°0′E / 60.000°S 150.000°E / -60.000; 150.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
68°26′S 150°0′E / 68.433°S 150.000°E / -68.433; 150.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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