158th meridian east

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158th meridian east

The meridian 158° 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 158th meridian east forms a great circle with the 22nd meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 158th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 158°0′E / 90.000°N 158.000°E / 90.000; 158.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°49′N 158°0′E / 76.817°N 158.000°E / 76.817; 158.000 (Russia)  Russia Sakha RepublicJeannette Island
76°46′N 158°0′E / 76.767°N 158.000°E / 76.767; 158.000 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea
71°1′N 158°0′E / 71.017°N 158.000°E / 71.017; 158.000 (Russia)  Russia Sakha Republic
Chukotka Autonomous Okrug — from 67°43′N 158°0′E / 67.717°N 158.000°E / 67.717; 158.000 (Chukotka Autonomous Okrug)
Sakha Republic — from 67°15′N 158°0′E / 67.250°N 158.000°E / 67.250; 158.000 (Sakha Republic)
Magadan Oblast — from 66°7′N 158°0′E / 66.117°N 158.000°E / 66.117; 158.000 (Magadan Oblast)
61°44′N 158°0′E / 61.733°N 158.000°E / 61.733; 158.000 (Sea of Okhotsk) Sea of Okhotsk Shelikhov Gulf
57°59′N 158°0′E / 57.983°N 158.000°E / 57.983; 158.000 (Russia)  Russia Kamchatka KraiKamchatka Peninsula
51°44′N 158°0′E / 51.733°N 158.000°E / 51.733; 158.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
6°49′N 158°0′E / 6.817°N 158.000°E / 6.817; 158.000 (Federated States of Micronesia)  Federated States of Micronesia Ant Atoll — just west of the island of Pohnpei
6°45′N 158°0′E / 6.750°N 158.000°E / 6.750; 158.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing between the islands of Sikopo and Kerehikapa,  Solomon Islands (at 7°26′S 158°0′E / 7.433°S 158.000°E / -7.433; 158.000 (Sikopo and Kerehikapa))
7°27′S 158°0′E / 7.450°S 158.000°E / -7.450; 158.000 (New Georgia Sound) New Georgia Sound
8°30′S 158°0′E / 8.500°S 158.000°E / -8.500; 158.000 (Solomon Islands)  Solomon Islands Islands of Marovo and Vangunu
8°46′S 158°0′E / 8.767°S 158.000°E / -8.767; 158.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea
11°49′S 158°0′E / 11.817°S 158.000°E / -11.817; 158.000 (Coral Sea) Coral Sea Passing just west of the Chesterfield Islands,  New Caledonia (at 19°37′S 158°11′E / 19.617°S 158.183°E / -19.617; 158.183 (Chesterfield Islands))
29°56′S 158°0′E / 29.933°S 158.000°E / -29.933; 158.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 158°0′E / 60.000°S 158.000°E / -60.000; 158.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°14′S 158°0′E / 69.233°S 158.000°E / -69.233; 158.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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