4th meridian east

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4th meridian east

The meridian 4° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 4th meridian east forms a great circle with the 176th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 4th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 4°0′E / 90.000°N 4.000°E / 90.000; 4.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°25′N 4°0′E / 81.417°N 4.000°E / 81.417; 4.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
61°0′N 4°0′E / 61.000°N 4.000°E / 61.000; 4.000 (North Sea) North Sea
51°50′N 4°0′E / 51.833°N 4.000°E / 51.833; 4.000 (Netherlands)  Netherlands Islands of Goeree-Overflakkee and Schouwen-Duiveland
Peninsulas of Tholen and Zuid-Beveland
Zeelandic Flanders
51°14′N 4°0′E / 51.233°N 4.000°E / 51.233; 4.000 (Belgium)  Belgium
50°21′N 4°0′E / 50.350°N 4.000°E / 50.350; 4.000 (France)  France
43°33′N 4°0′E / 43.550°N 4.000°E / 43.550; 4.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea
40°4′N 4°0′E / 40.067°N 4.000°E / 40.067; 4.000 (Spain)  Spain Island of Minorca
39°55′N 4°0′E / 39.917°N 4.000°E / 39.917; 4.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea
36°54′N 4°0′E / 36.900°N 4.000°E / 36.900; 4.000 (Algeria)  Algeria
19°5′N 4°0′E / 19.083°N 4.000°E / 19.083; 4.000 (Mali)  Mali
16°6′N 4°0′E / 16.100°N 4.000°E / 16.100; 4.000 (Niger)  Niger For about 8 km
16°1′N 4°0′E / 16.017°N 4.000°E / 16.017; 4.000 (Mali)  Mali For about 5 km
15°59′N 4°0′E / 15.983°N 4.000°E / 15.983; 4.000 (Niger)  Niger
12°51′N 4°0′E / 12.850°N 4.000°E / 12.850; 4.000 (Nigeria)  Nigeria
6°25′N 4°0′E / 6.417°N 4.000°E / 6.417; 4.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 4°0′E / 60.000°S 4.000°E / -60.000; 4.000 (Southern Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
70°3′S 4°0′E / 70.050°S 4.000°E / -70.050; 4.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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