54th meridian east

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54th meridian east

The meridian 54° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 54th meridian east forms a great circle with the 126th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 54th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 54°0′E / 90.000°N 54.000°E / 90.000; 54.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°36′N 54°0′E / 80.600°N 54.000°E / 80.600; 54.000 (Russia)  Russia Nansen Island, Franz Josef Land
80°26′N 54°0′E / 80.433°N 54.000°E / 80.433; 54.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
80°20′N 54°0′E / 80.333°N 54.000°E / 80.333; 54.000 (Russia)  Russia Royal Society Island, Franz Josef Land
80°17′N 54°0′E / 80.283°N 54.000°E / 80.283; 54.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
73°47′N 54°0′E / 73.783°N 54.000°E / 73.783; 54.000 (Russia)  Russia Severny Island, Novaya Zemlya
73°37′N 54°0′E / 73.617°N 54.000°E / 73.617; 54.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
73°17′N 54°0′E / 73.283°N 54.000°E / 73.283; 54.000 (Russia)  Russia Yuzhny Island, Novaya Zemlya
70°43′N 54°0′E / 70.717°N 54.000°E / 70.717; 54.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea Pechora Sea
68°58′N 54°0′E / 68.967°N 54.000°E / 68.967; 54.000 (Russia)  Russia Khodovarikha peninsula
68°55′N 54°0′E / 68.917°N 54.000°E / 68.917; 54.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea Pechora Bay
68°13′N 54°0′E / 68.217°N 54.000°E / 68.217; 54.000 (Russia)  Russia
51°10′N 54°0′E / 51.167°N 54.000°E / 51.167; 54.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
42°20′N 54°0′E / 42.333°N 54.000°E / 42.333; 54.000 (Turkmenistan)  Turkmenistan Passing through Garabogazköl lake
37°20′N 54°0′E / 37.333°N 54.000°E / 37.333; 54.000 (Iran)  Iran
26°45′N 54°0′E / 26.750°N 54.000°E / 26.750; 54.000 (Persian Gulf) Persian Gulf
26°34′N 54°0′E / 26.567°N 54.000°E / 26.567; 54.000 (Iran)  Iran Kish Island
26°30′N 54°0′E / 26.500°N 54.000°E / 26.500; 54.000 (Persian Gulf) Persian Gulf
24°5′N 54°0′E / 24.083°N 54.000°E / 24.083; 54.000 (United Arab Emirates)  United Arab Emirates Emirate of Abu Dhabi
22°46′N 54°0′E / 22.767°N 54.000°E / 22.767; 54.000 (Saudi Arabia)  Saudi Arabia
19°40′N 54°0′E / 19.667°N 54.000°E / 19.667; 54.000 (Oman)  Oman
16°56′N 54°0′E / 16.933°N 54.000°E / 16.933; 54.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Gulf of Aden
12°39′N 54°0′E / 12.650°N 54.000°E / 12.650; 54.000 (Yemen)  Yemen Island of Socotra
12°19′N 54°0′E / 12.317°N 54.000°E / 12.317; 54.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just east of the Amirante Islands,  Seychelles
60°0′S 54°0′E / 60.000°S 54.000°E / -60.000; 54.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
65°52′S 54°0′E / 65.867°S 54.000°E / -65.867; 54.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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