35th meridian west

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35th meridian west

The meridian 35° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Greenland, the Atlantic Ocean, South America, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 35th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 35°0′W / 90.000°N 35.000°W / 90.000; -35.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
83°34′N 35°0′W / 83.567°N 35.000°W / 83.567; -35.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
66°17′N 35°0′W / 66.283°N 35.000°W / 66.283; -35.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
6°22′S 35°0′W / 6.367°S 35.000°W / -6.367; -35.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Rio Grande do Norte — for about 16 km
Paraíba — from 6°31′S 35°0′W / 6.517°S 35.000°W / -6.517; -35.000 (Paraíba), the easternmost part of South America
Pernambuco — from 7°28′S 35°0′W / 7.467°S 35.000°W / -7.467; -35.000 (Pernambuco)
8°31′S 35°0′W / 8.517°S 35.000°W / -8.517; -35.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Passing just west of Clerke Rocks,  South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (at 55°1′S 34°43′W / 55.017°S 34.717°W / -55.017; -34.717 (Clerke Rocks))
60°0′S 35°0′W / 60.000°S 35.000°W / -60.000; -35.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Southern Ocean
77°34′S 35°0′W / 77.567°S 35.000°W / -77.567; -35.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Claimed by both  Argentina (Argentine Antarctica) and  United Kingdom (British Antarctic Territory)

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