52nd meridian west

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52nd meridian west

The meridian 52° 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 52nd meridian west forms a great circle with the 128th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 52nd meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 52°0′W / 90.000°N 52.000°W / 90.000; -52.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
83°38′N 52°0′W / 83.633°N 52.000°W / 83.633; -52.000 (Lincoln Sea) Lincoln Sea
82°16′N 52°0′W / 82.267°N 52.000°W / 82.267; -52.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Castle Island, Hendrik Island and the mainland
71°6′N 52°0′W / 71.100°N 52.000°W / 71.100; -52.000 (Uummannaq Fjord) Uummannaq Fjord
70°58′N 52°0′W / 70.967°N 52.000°W / 70.967; -52.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Appat Island
71°6′N 52°0′W / 71.100°N 52.000°W / 71.100; -52.000 (Uummannaq Fjord) Uummannaq Fjord
70°52′N 52°0′W / 70.867°N 52.000°W / 70.867; -52.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Nuussuaq Peninsula
70°1′N 52°0′W / 70.017°N 52.000°W / 70.017; -52.000 (Vaigat Sound) Sullorsuaq Strait
69°48′N 52°0′W / 69.800°N 52.000°W / 69.800; -52.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Disko Island
69°33′N 52°0′W / 69.550°N 52.000°W / 69.550; -52.000 (Qeqertarsuup Tunua) Disko Bay
68°37′N 52°0′W / 68.617°N 52.000°W / 68.617; -52.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
64°7′N 52°0′W / 64.117°N 52.000°W / 64.117; -52.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
4°41′N 52°0′W / 4.683°N 52.000°W / 4.683; -52.000 (France)  France French Guiana
3°37′N 52°0′W / 3.617°N 52.000°W / 3.617; -52.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Amapá
Pará — from 1°10′S 52°0′W / 1.167°S 52.000°W / -1.167; -52.000 (Pará)
Mato Grosso — from 9°45′S 52°0′W / 9.750°S 52.000°W / -9.750; -52.000 (Mato Grosso)
Goiás — from 15°51′S 52°0′W / 15.850°S 52.000°W / -15.850; -52.000 (Goiás)
Mato Grosso do Sul — from 18°58′S 52°0′W / 18.967°S 52.000°W / -18.967; -52.000 (Mato Grosso do Sul)
São Paulo — from 21°31′S 52°0′W / 21.517°S 52.000°W / -21.517; -52.000 (São Paulo)
Paraná — from 22°33′S 52°0′W / 22.550°S 52.000°W / -22.550; -52.000 (Paraná)
Santa Catarina — from 26°35′S 52°0′W / 26.583°S 52.000°W / -26.583; -52.000 (Santa Catarina)
Rio Grande do Sul — from 27°23′S 52°0′W / 27.383°S 52.000°W / -27.383; -52.000 (Rio Grande do Sul), passing through Lagoa dos Patos
32°5′S 52°0′W / 32.083°S 52.000°W / -32.083; -52.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 52°0′W / 60.000°S 52.000°W / -60.000; -52.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
76°54′S 52°0′W / 76.900°S 52.000°W / -76.900; -52.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Claimed by both  Argentina (Argentine Antarctica) and  United Kingdom (British Antarctic Territory)

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