153rd meridian west

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153rd meridian west

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

From Pole to Pole[edit]

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

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 153°0′W / 90.000°N 153.000°W / 90.000; -153.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
71°54′N 153°0′W / 71.900°N 153.000°W / 71.900; -153.000 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea
70°54′N 153°0′W / 70.900°N 153.000°W / 70.900; -153.000 (United States)  United States Alaska
59°48′N 153°0′W / 59.800°N 153.000°W / 59.800; -153.000 (Cook Inlet) Cook Inlet
58°45′N 153°0′W / 58.750°N 153.000°W / 58.750; -153.000 (Shelikof Strait) Shelikof Strait Passing just east of Cape Douglas, Alaska,  United States (at 58°51′N 143°14′W / 58.850°N 143.233°W / 58.850; -143.233 (Cape Douglas))
58°18′N 153°0′W / 58.300°N 153.000°W / 58.300; -153.000 (United States)  United States AlaskaAfognak Island, Raspberry Island, Kodiak Island and Sitkalidak Island
57°7′N 153°0′W / 57.117°N 153.000°W / 57.117; -153.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Rimatara island,  French Polynesia (at 22°38′S 152°52′W / 22.633°S 152.867°W / -22.633; -152.867 (Rimatara))
60°0′S 153°0′W / 60.000°S 153.000°W / -60.000; -153.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
77°15′S 153°0′W / 77.250°S 153.000°W / -77.250; -153.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand

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