46th meridian east

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46th meridian east

The meridian 46° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 46th meridian east forms a great circle with the 134th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 46th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 46°0′E / 90.000°N 46.000°E / 90.000; 46.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°39′N 46°0′E / 80.650°N 46.000°E / 80.650; 46.000 (Russia)  Russia Island of Alexandra Land, Franz Josef Land
80°33′N 46°0′E / 80.550°N 46.000°E / 80.550; 46.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
68°21′N 46°0′E / 68.350°N 46.000°E / 68.350; 46.000 (Russia)  Russia Kanin Peninsula
67°47′N 46°0′E / 67.783°N 46.000°E / 67.783; 46.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea Chesha Bay
66°51′N 46°0′E / 66.850°N 46.000°E / 66.850; 46.000 (Russia)  Russia
42°2′N 46°0′E / 42.033°N 46.000°E / 42.033; 46.000 (Georgia)  Georgia
41°11′N 46°0′E / 41.183°N 46.000°E / 41.183; 46.000 (Azerbaijan)  Azerbaijan
39°46′N 46°0′E / 39.767°N 46.000°E / 39.767; 46.000 (Armenia)  Armenia
39°12′N 46°0′E / 39.200°N 46.000°E / 39.200; 46.000 (Azerbaijan)  Azerbaijan Nakhchivan exclave
38°52′N 46°0′E / 38.867°N 46.000°E / 38.867; 46.000 (Iran)  Iran
35°50′N 46°0′E / 35.833°N 46.000°E / 35.833; 46.000 (Iraq)  Iraq
35°34′N 46°0′E / 35.567°N 46.000°E / 35.567; 46.000 (Iran)  Iran For about 3km
35°33′N 46°0′E / 35.550°N 46.000°E / 35.550; 46.000 (Iraq)  Iraq For about 4km
35°31′N 46°0′E / 35.517°N 46.000°E / 35.517; 46.000 (Iran)  Iran For about 3km
35°29′N 46°0′E / 35.483°N 46.000°E / 35.483; 46.000 (Iraq)  Iraq
35°4′N 46°0′E / 35.067°N 46.000°E / 35.067; 46.000 (Iran)  Iran
33°29′N 46°0′E / 33.483°N 46.000°E / 33.483; 46.000 (Iraq)  Iraq
29°6′N 46°0′E / 29.100°N 46.000°E / 29.100; 46.000 (Saudi Arabia)  Saudi Arabia
17°14′N 46°0′E / 17.233°N 46.000°E / 17.233; 46.000 (Yemen)  Yemen
13°25′N 46°0′E / 13.417°N 46.000°E / 13.417; 46.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Gulf of Aden
10°47′N 46°0′E / 10.783°N 46.000°E / 10.783; 46.000 (Somalia)  Somalia Somaliland
8°20′N 46°0′E / 8.333°N 46.000°E / 8.333; 46.000 (Ethiopia)  Ethiopia
5°58′N 46°0′E / 5.967°N 46.000°E / 5.967; 46.000 (Somalia)  Somalia
2°25′N 46°0′E / 2.417°N 46.000°E / 2.417; 46.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just west of Aldabra atoll,  Seychelles
15°51′S 46°0′E / 15.850°S 46.000°E / -15.850; 46.000 (Madagascar)  Madagascar
25°18′S 46°0′E / 25.300°S 46.000°E / -25.300; 46.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 46°0′E / 60.000°S 46.000°E / -60.000; 46.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
67°39′S 46°0′E / 67.650°S 46.000°E / -67.650; 46.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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