171st meridian east
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The meridian 171° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.
From Pole to Pole
Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes Arctic Ocean East Siberian Sea Russia Bering Sea Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Mejit, Marshall Islands (at ) Marshall Islands Maloelap Atoll Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Aur Atoll, Marshall Islands (at )
Passing just west of Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands (at )
New Zealand South Island — passing just east of the town of Oamaru (at ) Pacific Ocean Southern Ocean Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by New Zealand