175th meridian west

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175th meridian west

The meridian 175° west 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 175th meridian west forms a great circle with the 5th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 175th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 175°0′W / 90.000°N 175.000°W / 90.000; -175.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
71°46′N 175°0′W / 71.767°N 175.000°W / 71.767; -175.000 (Chukchi Sea) Chukchi Sea
67°27′N 175°0′W / 67.450°N 175.000°W / 67.450; -175.000 (Russia)  Russia Chukchi Peninsula
64°47′N 175°0′W / 64.783°N 175.000°W / 64.783; -175.000 (Bering Sea) Bering Sea Passing just east of Koniuji Island, Alaska,  United States (at 52°13′N 175°6′W / 52.217°N 175.100°W / 52.217; -175.100 (Koniuji Island))
52°5′N 175°0′W / 52.083°N 175.000°W / 52.083; -175.000 (United States)  United States AlaskaAtka Island
52°1′N 175°0′W / 52.017°N 175.000°W / 52.017; -175.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Kao,  Tonga (at 19°39′S 175°1′W / 19.650°S 175.017°W / -19.650; -175.017 (Kao))
Passing just east of the island of Tofua,  Tonga (at 19°45′S 175°2′W / 19.750°S 175.033°W / -19.750; -175.033 (Tofua))
21°2′S 175°0′W / 21.033°S 175.000°W / -21.033; -175.000 (Tonga)  Tonga 'Ata Island
21°3′S 175°0′W / 21.050°S 175.000°W / -21.050; -175.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the islands of Tongatapu,  Tonga (at 21°9′S 175°2′W / 21.150°S 175.033°W / -21.150; -175.033 (Tongatapu))
Passing just west of the island of ʻEua,  Tonga (at 21°23′S 174°58′W / 21.383°S 174.967°W / -21.383; -174.967 (ʻEua))
60°0′S 175°0′W / 60.000°S 175.000°W / -60.000; -175.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
78°27′S 175°0′W / 78.450°S 175.000°W / -78.450; -175.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand

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