51st meridian east

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51st meridian east

The meridian 51° 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 51st meridian east forms a great circle with the 129th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 51st meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 51°0′E / 90.000°N 51.000°E / 90.000; 51.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°9′N 51°0′E / 81.150°N 51.000°E / 81.150; 51.000 (Russia)  Russia Arthur Island, Franz Josef Land
81°6′N 51°0′E / 81.100°N 51.000°E / 81.100; 51.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
80°52′N 51°0′E / 80.867°N 51.000°E / 80.867; 51.000 (Russia)  Russia Island of Zemlya Georga, Franz Josef Land
80°33′N 51°0′E / 80.550°N 51.000°E / 80.550; 51.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
80°6′N 51°0′E / 80.100°N 51.000°E / 80.100; 51.000 (Russia)  Russia Northbrook Island, Franz Josef Land
79°55′N 51°0′E / 79.917°N 51.000°E / 79.917; 51.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
68°28′N 51°0′E / 68.467°N 51.000°E / 68.467; 51.000 (Russia)  Russia
51°41′N 51°0′E / 51.683°N 51.000°E / 51.683; 51.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
46°56′N 51°0′E / 46.933°N 51.000°E / 46.933; 51.000 (Caspian Sea) Caspian Sea
45°0′N 51°0′E / 45.000°N 51.000°E / 45.000; 51.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan Mangyshlak Peninsula
44°49′N 51°0′E / 44.817°N 51.000°E / 44.817; 51.000 (Caspian Sea) Caspian Sea Mangyshlak Bay
44°31′N 51°0′E / 44.517°N 51.000°E / 44.517; 51.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan Mangyshlak Peninsula
43°54′N 51°0′E / 43.900°N 51.000°E / 43.900; 51.000 (Caspian Sea) Caspian Sea
36°46′N 51°0′E / 36.767°N 51.000°E / 36.767; 51.000 (Iran)  Iran
28°51′N 51°0′E / 28.850°N 51.000°E / 28.850; 51.000 (Persian Gulf) Persian Gulf
25°59′N 51°0′E / 25.983°N 51.000°E / 25.983; 51.000 (Qatar)  Qatar
24°35′N 51°0′E / 24.583°N 51.000°E / 24.583; 51.000 (Saudi Arabia)  Saudi Arabia
18°47′N 51°0′E / 18.783°N 51.000°E / 18.783; 51.000 (Yemen)  Yemen
15°8′N 51°0′E / 15.133°N 51.000°E / 15.133; 51.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Gulf of Aden
11°54′N 51°0′E / 11.900°N 51.000°E / 11.900; 51.000 (Somalia)  Somalia
10°22′N 51°0′E / 10.367°N 51.000°E / 10.367; 51.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
9°13′S 51°0′E / 9.217°S 51.000°E / -9.217; 51.000 (Seychelles)  Seychelles Providence Atoll
9°32′S 51°0′E / 9.533°S 51.000°E / -9.533; 51.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just west of Farquhar Atoll,  Seychelles
Passing between the Crozet Islands,  French Southern and Antarctic Lands
60°0′S 51°0′E / 60.000°S 51.000°E / -60.000; 51.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°16′S 51°0′E / 66.267°S 51.000°E / -66.267; 51.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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