153rd meridian east

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153rd meridian east

The meridian 153° 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 153rd meridian east forms a great circle with the 27th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 153rd meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 153°0′E / 90.000°N 153.000°E / 90.000; 153.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°56′N 153°0′E / 76.933°N 153.000°E / 76.933; 153.000 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea Passing just east of Zhokhov Island, Sakha Republic,  Russia (at 76°10′N 152°57′E / 76.167°N 152.950°E / 76.167; 152.950 (Zhokhov Island))
70°49′N 153°0′E / 70.817°N 153.000°E / 70.817; 153.000 (Russia)  Russia Sakha Republic
Magadan Oblast — from 65°15′N 153°0′E / 65.250°N 153.000°E / 65.250; 153.000 (Magadan Oblast)
59°3′N 153°0′E / 59.050°N 153.000°E / 59.050; 153.000 (Sea of Okhotsk) Sea of Okhotsk
47°46′N 153°0′E / 47.767°N 153.000°E / 47.767; 153.000 (Russia)  Russia Sakhalin Oblast — island of Rasshua, Kuril Islands
47°41′N 153°0′E / 47.683°N 153.000°E / 47.683; 153.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of the Tanga Islands,  Papua New Guinea (at 3°30′S 153°10′E / 3.500°S 153.167°E / -3.500; 153.167 (Tanga Islands))
4°6′S 153°0′E / 4.100°S 153.000°E / -4.100; 153.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Island of New Ireland
4°41′S 153°0′E / 4.683°S 153.000°E / -4.683; 153.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea
9°9′S 153°0′E / 9.150°S 153.000°E / -9.150; 153.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Woodlark Island
9°10′S 153°0′E / 9.167°S 153.000°E / -9.167; 153.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea Passing just east of Misima Island,  Papua New Guinea (at 10°40′S 152°52′E / 10.667°S 152.867°E / -10.667; 152.867 (Misima Island))
11°9′S 153°0′E / 11.150°S 153.000°E / -11.150; 153.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Panawina Island in the Louisiade Archipelago
11°37′S 153°0′E / 11.617°S 153.000°E / -11.617; 153.000 (Coral Sea) Coral Sea Passing through  Australia's Coral Sea Islands Territory
25°26′S 153°0′E / 25.433°S 153.000°E / -25.433; 153.000 (Australia)  Australia QueenslandFraser Island and mainland, passing through Brisbane (at 27°28′S 153°0′E / 27.467°S 153.000°E / -27.467; 153.000 (Brisbane))
New South Wales — from 28°21′S 153°0′E / 28.350°S 153.000°E / -28.350; 153.000 (New South Wales)
31°9′S 153°0′E / 31.150°S 153.000°E / -31.150; 153.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 153°0′E / 60.000°S 153.000°E / -60.000; 153.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
68°26′S 153°0′E / 68.433°S 153.000°E / -68.433; 153.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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