155th meridian east

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155th meridian east

The meridian 155° 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 155th meridian east forms a great circle with the 25th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 155th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 155°0′E / 90.000°N 155.000°E / 90.000; 155.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
77°2′N 155°0′E / 77.033°N 155.000°E / 77.033; 155.000 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea
71°1′N 155°0′E / 71.017°N 155.000°E / 71.017; 155.000 (Russia)  Russia
60°22′N 155°0′E / 60.367°N 155.000°E / 60.367; 155.000 (Sea of Okhotsk) Sea of Okhotsk Shelikhov Gulf
59°26′N 155°0′E / 59.433°N 155.000°E / 59.433; 155.000 (Russia)  Russia
59°10′N 155°0′E / 59.167°N 155.000°E / 59.167; 155.000 (Sea of Okhotsk) Sea of Okhotsk
50°12′N 155°0′E / 50.200°N 155.000°E / 50.200; 155.000 (Russia)  Russia Kuril IslandsAntsiferov Island
50°11′N 155°0′E / 50.183°N 155.000°E / 50.183; 155.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Onekotan,  Russia (at 49°37′N 154°54′E / 49.617°N 154.900°E / 49.617; 154.900 (Onekotan))
Passing just west of the atoll of Oroluk,  Federated States of Micronesia (at 7°33′N 154°54′E / 7.550°N 154.900°E / 7.550; 154.900 (Oroluk))
Passing just east of the atoll of Nukuoro,  Federated States of Micronesia (at 3°50′N 154°58′E / 3.833°N 154.967°E / 3.833; 154.967 (Nukuoro))
Passing just east of the atoll of Kapingamarangi,  Federated States of Micronesia (at 1°4′N 154°49′E / 1.067°N 154.817°E / 1.067; 154.817 (Kapingamarangi))
Passing just east of the islands of Nuguria,  Papua New Guinea (at 3°26′S 154°45′E / 3.433°S 154.750°E / -3.433; 154.750 (Nuguria))
5°32′S 155°0′E / 5.533°S 155.000°E / -5.533; 155.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Bougainville Island
6°13′S 155°0′E / 6.217°S 155.000°E / -6.217; 155.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea
11°45′S 155°0′E / 11.750°S 155.000°E / -11.750; 155.000 (Coral Sea) Coral Sea Passing through the Coral Sea Islands Territory,  Australia
29°59′S 155°0′E / 29.983°S 155.000°E / -29.983; 155.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 155°0′E / 60.000°S 155.000°E / -60.000; 155.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
68°46′S 155°0′E / 68.767°S 155.000°E / -68.767; 155.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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