41st meridian west

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41st meridian west

The meridian 41° 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.

The 41st meridian west forms a great circle with the 139th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 41st meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 41°0′W / 90.000°N 41.000°W / 90.000; -41.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
83°40′N 41°0′W / 83.667°N 41.000°W / 83.667; -41.000 (Lincoln Sea) Lincoln Sea
83°10′N 41°0′W / 83.167°N 41.000°W / 83.167; -41.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
82°46′N 41°0′W / 82.767°N 41.000°W / 82.767; -41.000 (J.P. Koch Fjord) J.P. Koch Fjord
82°39′N 41°0′W / 82.650°N 41.000°W / 82.650; -41.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
63°21′N 41°0′W / 63.350°N 41.000°W / 63.350; -41.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
2°53′S 41°0′W / 2.883°S 41.000°W / -2.883; -41.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Ceará
Piauí — from 5°21′S 41°0′W / 5.350°S 41.000°W / -5.350; -41.000 (Piauí)
Pernambuco — from 8°24′S 41°0′W / 8.400°S 41.000°W / -8.400; -41.000 (Pernambuco)
Bahia — from 8°46′S 41°0′W / 8.767°S 41.000°W / -8.767; -41.000 (Bahia)
Minas Gerais — from 15°42′S 41°0′W / 15.700°S 41.000°W / -15.700; -41.000 (Minas Gerais)
Espírito Santo — from 18°9′S 41°0′W / 18.150°S 41.000°W / -18.150; -41.000 (Espírito Santo)
Minas Gerais — for about 18 km from 18°40′S 41°0′W / 18.667°S 41.000°W / -18.667; -41.000 (Minas Gerais)
Espírito Santo — from 18°49′S 41°0′W / 18.817°S 41.000°W / -18.817; -41.000 (Espírito Santo)
Minas Gerais — from 19°5′S 41°0′W / 19.083°S 41.000°W / -19.083; -41.000 (Minas Gerais)
Espírito Santo — from 19°30′S 41°0′W / 19.500°S 41.000°W / -19.500; -41.000 (Espírito Santo)
Rio de Janeiro — from 21°16′S 41°0′W / 21.267°S 41.000°W / -21.267; -41.000 (Rio de Janeiro)
21°24′S 41°0′W / 21.400°S 41.000°W / -21.400; -41.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Passing close to the coast of Brazil, east of São João da Barra
21°50′S 41°0′W / 21.833°S 41.000°W / -21.833; -41.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Rio de Janeiro
22°1′S 41°0′W / 22.017°S 41.000°W / -22.017; -41.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 41°0′W / 60.000°S 41.000°W / -60.000; -41.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
77°39′S 41°0′W / 77.650°S 41.000°W / -77.650; -41.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Claimed by both  Argentina (Argentine Antarctica) and  United Kingdom (British Antarctic Territory)

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