155th meridian west

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155th meridian west

The meridian 155° 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 155th meridian west forms a great circle with the 25th 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 155°0′W / 90.000°N 155.000°W / 90.000; -155.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
71°36′N 155°0′W / 71.600°N 155.000°W / 71.600; -155.000 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea
71°8′N 155°0′W / 71.133°N 155.000°W / 71.133; -155.000 (United States)  United States Alaska
58°1′N 155°0′W / 58.017°N 155.000°W / 58.017; -155.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Kodiak Island, Alaska,  United States (at 57°20′N 154°47′W / 57.333°N 154.783°W / 57.333; -154.783 (Kodiak Island))
Passing just west of Tugidak Island, Alaska,  United States (at 56°25′N 154°48′W / 56.417°N 154.800°W / 56.417; -154.800 (Tugidak Island))
19°44′N 155°0′W / 19.733°N 155.000°W / 19.733; -155.000 (United States)  United States HawaiiHawaii island
19°20′N 155°0′W / 19.333°N 155.000°W / 19.333; -155.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Malden Island,  Kiribati (at 4°0′S 154°58′W / 4.000°S 154.967°W / -4.000; -154.967 (Malden Island))
60°0′S 155°0′W / 60.000°S 155.000°W / -60.000; -155.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
77°12′S 155°0′W / 77.200°S 155.000°W / -77.200; -155.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand

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