57th meridian west

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57th meridian west

The meridian 57° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Atlantic Ocean, South America, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 57th meridian west forms a great circle with the 123rd meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 57th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 57°0′W / 90.000°N 57.000°W / 90.000; -57.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
83°33′N 57°0′W / 83.550°N 57.000°W / 83.550; -57.000 (Lincoln Sea) Lincoln Sea
82°11′N 57°0′W / 82.183°N 57.000°W / 82.183; -57.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Passing through the mainland and some islands
90°0′N 57°0′W / 90.000°N 57.000°W / 90.000; -57.000 (Baffin Bay) Baffin Bay
74°10′N 57°0′W / 74.167°N 57.000°W / 74.167; -57.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
74°7′N 57°0′W / 74.117°N 57.000°W / 74.117; -57.000 (Baffin Bay) Baffin Bay
70°0′N 57°0′W / 70.000°N 57.000°W / 70.000; -57.000 (Davis Strait) Davis Strait
60°0′N 57°0′W / 60.000°N 57.000°W / 60.000; -57.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Labrador Sea
53°43′N 57°0′W / 53.717°N 57.000°W / 53.717; -57.000 (Canada)  Canada Newfoundland and LabradorLabrador
51°24′N 57°0′W / 51.400°N 57.000°W / 51.400; -57.000 (Strait of Belle Isle) Strait of Belle Isle
50°59′N 57°0′W / 50.983°N 57.000°W / 50.983; -57.000 (Canada)  Canada Newfoundland and Labrador — island of Newfoundland
47°35′N 57°0′W / 47.583°N 57.000°W / 47.583; -57.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
5°59′N 57°0′W / 5.983°N 57.000°W / 5.983; -57.000 (Suriname)  Suriname
2°34′N 57°0′W / 2.567°N 57.000°W / 2.567; -57.000 (Guyana)  Guyana Area claimed by  Suriname
1°54′N 57°0′W / 1.900°N 57.000°W / 1.900; -57.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Pará
Amazonas — from 1°55′S 57°0′W / 1.917°S 57.000°W / -1.917; -57.000 (Amazonas)
Pará — from 3°49′S 57°0′W / 3.817°S 57.000°W / -3.817; -57.000 (Pará)
Mato Grosso — from 9°18′S 57°0′W / 9.300°S 57.000°W / -9.300; -57.000 (Mato Grosso)
Mato Grosso do Sul — from 17°40′S 57°0′W / 17.667°S 57.000°W / -17.667; -57.000 (Mato Grosso do Sul)
22°13′S 57°0′W / 22.217°S 57.000°W / -22.217; -57.000 (Paraguay)  Paraguay
27°28′S 57°0′W / 27.467°S 57.000°W / -27.467; -57.000 (Argentina)  Argentina
29°39′S 57°0′W / 29.650°S 57.000°W / -29.650; -57.000 (Brazil)  Brazil
30°5′S 57°0′W / 30.083°S 57.000°W / -30.083; -57.000 (Uruguay)  Uruguay
34°34′S 57°0′W / 34.567°S 57.000°W / -34.567; -57.000 (Río de la Plata) Río de la Plata
36°20′S 57°0′W / 36.333°S 57.000°W / -36.333; -57.000 (Argentina)  Argentina
37°19′S 57°0′W / 37.317°S 57.000°W / -37.317; -57.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 57°0′W / 60.000°S 57.000°W / -60.000; -57.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
63°21′S 57°0′W / 63.350°S 57.000°W / -63.350; -57.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Antarctic Peninsulaclaimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
63°38′S 57°0′W / 63.633°S 57.000°W / -63.633; -57.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Weddell Sea — passing just east of Vega Island (at 63°49′S 57°3′W / 63.817°S 57.050°W / -63.817; -57.050 (Vega Island)) and James Ross Island (at 64°10′S 57°3′W / 64.167°S 57.050°W / -64.167; -57.050 (James Ross Island)), Antarctica
64°21′S 57°0′W / 64.350°S 57.000°W / -64.350; -57.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Snow Hill Islandclaimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
64°27′S 57°0′W / 64.450°S 57.000°W / -64.450; -57.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Weddell Sea
75°58′S 57°0′W / 75.967°S 57.000°W / -75.967; -57.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom

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