165th meridian east

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165th meridian east

The meridian 165° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 165th meridian east forms a great circle with the 15th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 165th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 165°0′E / 90.000°N 165.000°E / 90.000; 165.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
75°8′N 165°0′E / 75.133°N 165.000°E / 75.133; 165.000 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea
69°34′N 165°0′E / 69.567°N 165.000°E / 69.567; 165.000 (Russia)  Russia
59°50′N 165°0′E / 59.833°N 165.000°E / 59.833; 165.000 (Bering Sea) Bering Sea Passing just east of Karaginsky Island,  Russia (at 59°2′N 164°44′E / 59.033°N 164.733°E / 59.033; 164.733 (Karaginsky Island))
55°35′N 165°0′E / 55.583°N 165.000°E / 55.583; 165.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Bikini Atoll,  Marshall Islands (at 11°35′N 165°12′E / 11.583°N 165.200°E / 11.583; 165.200 (Bikini Atoll))
10°15′S 165°0′E / 10.250°S 165.000°E / -10.250; 165.000 (Coral Sea) Coral Sea
20°42′S 165°0′E / 20.700°S 165.000°E / -20.700; 165.000 (New Caledonia)  New Caledonia
21°22′S 165°0′E / 21.367°S 165.000°E / -21.367; 165.000 (Coral Sea) Coral Sea
24°56′S 165°0′E / 24.933°S 165.000°E / -24.933; 165.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 165°0′E / 60.000°S 165.000°E / -60.000; 165.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Passing just east of Sturge Island, Balleny Islands, claimed by  New Zealand (at 67°33′S 164°49′E / 67.550°S 164.817°E / -67.550; 164.817 (Sturge Island))
70°36′S 165°0′E / 70.600°S 165.000°E / -70.600; 165.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand
74°34′S 165°0′E / 74.567°S 165.000°E / -74.567; 165.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Ross Sea
77°54′S 165°0′E / 77.900°S 165.000°E / -77.900; 165.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand

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