22nd meridian west

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22nd meridian west

The meridian 22° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Greenland, Iceland, the Atlantic Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 22nd meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 22°0′W / 90.000°N 22.000°W / 90.000; -22.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
82°42′N 22°0′W / 82.700°N 22.000°W / 82.700; -22.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Peary Land peninsula
82°28′N 22°0′W / 82.467°N 22.000°W / 82.467; -22.000 (Independence Fjord) Independence Fjord
81°14′N 22°0′W / 81.233°N 22.000°W / 81.233; -22.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Passing through Danmark Fjord and Gael Hamkes Bay
73°19′N 22°0′W / 73.317°N 22.000°W / 73.317; -22.000 (Foster Bay) Foster Bay
72°56′N 22°0′W / 72.933°N 22.000°W / 72.933; -22.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Geographical Society Island and Traill Island
72°24′N 22°0′W / 72.400°N 22.000°W / 72.400; -22.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea
71°44′N 22°0′W / 71.733°N 22.000°W / 71.733; -22.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Jameson Land peninsula
70°29′N 22°0′W / 70.483°N 22.000°W / 70.483; -22.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea
66°16′N 22°0′W / 66.267°N 22.000°W / 66.267; -22.000 (Iceland)  Iceland Westfjords peninsula
65°31′N 22°0′W / 65.517°N 22.000°W / 65.517; -22.000 (Breiðafjörður) Breiðafjörður
65°23′N 22°0′W / 65.383°N 22.000°W / 65.383; -22.000 (Iceland)  Iceland
65°6′N 22°0′W / 65.100°N 22.000°W / 65.100; -22.000 (Breiðafjörður) Breiðafjörður
65°1′N 22°0′W / 65.017°N 22.000°W / 65.017; -22.000 (Iceland)  Iceland
64°18′N 22°0′W / 64.300°N 22.000°W / 64.300; -22.000 (Faxaflói) Faxaflói
64°9′N 22°0′W / 64.150°N 22.000°W / 64.150; -22.000 (Iceland)  Iceland Passing just west of Reykjavík
63°50′N 22°0′W / 63.833°N 22.000°W / 63.833; -22.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 22°0′W / 60.000°S 22.000°W / -60.000; -22.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
74°9′S 22°0′W / 74.150°S 22.000°W / -74.150; -22.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica British Antarctic Territory, claimed by  United Kingdom

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