151st meridian west

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151st meridian west

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

From Pole to Pole[edit]

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

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 151°0′W / 90.000°N 151.000°W / 90.000; -151.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
72°11′N 151°0′W / 72.183°N 151.000°W / 72.183; -151.000 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea
70°24′N 151°0′W / 70.400°N 151.000°W / 70.400; -151.000 (United States)  United States Alaska
61°11′N 151°0′W / 61.183°N 151.000°W / 61.183; -151.000 (Cook Inlet) Cook Inlet
60°49′N 151°0′W / 60.817°N 151.000°W / 60.817; -151.000 (United States)  United States AlaskaKenai Peninsula
59°12′N 151°0′W / 59.200°N 151.000°W / 59.200; -151.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
23°22′S 151°0′W / 23.367°S 151.000°W / -23.367; -151.000 (French Polynesia)  French Polynesia Huahine island
23°24′S 151°0′W / 23.400°S 151.000°W / -23.400; -151.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 151°0′W / 60.000°S 151.000°W / -60.000; -151.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
76°58′S 151°0′W / 76.967°S 151.000°W / -76.967; -151.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand

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