151st meridian east

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151st meridian east

The meridian 151° 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 151st meridian east forms a great circle with the 29th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 151st meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 151°0′E / 90.000°N 151.000°E / 90.000; 151.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°50′N 151°0′E / 76.833°N 151.000°E / 76.833; 151.000 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea Passing just east of New Siberia Island,  Russia (at 75°7′N 150°59′E / 75.117°N 150.983°E / 75.117; 150.983 (New Siberia Island))
71°23′N 151°0′E / 71.383°N 151.000°E / 71.383; 151.000 (Russia)  Russia
59°34′N 151°0′E / 59.567°N 151.000°E / 59.567; 151.000 (Sea of Okhotsk) Sea of Okhotsk Passing between Zavyalov Island and the Koni Peninsula,  Russia (at 59°5′N 151°0′E / 59.083°N 151.000°E / 59.083; 151.000 (Zavyalov Island))
Passing just east of the Chirpoy islands,  Russia (at 46°31′N 150°56′E / 46.517°N 150.933°E / 46.517; 150.933 (Chirpoy Islands))
46°33′N 151°0′E / 46.550°N 151.000°E / 46.550; 151.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
2°42′S 151°0′E / 2.700°S 151.000°E / -2.700; 151.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Island of New Ireland
2°48′S 151°0′E / 2.800°S 151.000°E / -2.800; 151.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Bismarck Sea
2°57′S 151°0′E / 2.950°S 151.000°E / -2.950; 151.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Dyaul Island
2°58′S 151°0′E / 2.967°S 151.000°E / -2.967; 151.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Bismarck Sea
5°23′S 151°0′E / 5.383°S 151.000°E / -5.383; 151.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Island of New Britain
6°2′S 151°0′E / 6.033°S 151.000°E / -6.033; 151.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea
8°30′S 151°0′E / 8.500°S 151.000°E / -8.500; 151.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Island of Kiriwina
8°33′S 151°0′E / 8.550°S 151.000°E / -8.550; 151.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea
9°35′S 151°0′E / 9.583°S 151.000°E / -9.583; 151.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Sanaroa Island
9°38′S 151°0′E / 9.633°S 151.000°E / -9.633; 151.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea
9°55′S 151°0′E / 9.917°S 151.000°E / -9.917; 151.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Normanby Island
10°7′S 151°0′E / 10.117°S 151.000°E / -10.117; 151.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea
10°16′S 151°0′E / 10.267°S 151.000°E / -10.267; 151.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Nuakata Island
10°17′S 151°0′E / 10.283°S 151.000°E / -10.283; 151.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea
10°35′S 151°0′E / 10.583°S 151.000°E / -10.583; 151.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Basilaki Island
10°39′S 151°0′E / 10.650°S 151.000°E / -10.650; 151.000 (Coral Sea) Coral Sea Passing through  Australia's Coral Sea Islands Territory
23°29′S 151°0′E / 23.483°S 151.000°E / -23.483; 151.000 (Australia)  Australia QueenslandCurtis Island and the mainland
New South Wales — from 28°44′S 151°0′E / 28.733°S 151.000°E / -28.733; 151.000 (New South Wales), passing just west of Sydney (at 33°52′S 151°12′E / 33.867°S 151.200°E / -33.867; 151.200 (Sydney))
34°14′S 151°0′E / 34.233°S 151.000°E / -34.233; 151.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 151°0′E / 60.000°S 151.000°E / -60.000; 151.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
68°18′S 151°0′E / 68.300°S 151.000°E / -68.300; 151.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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