58th meridian west

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58th meridian west

The meridian 58° 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 58th meridian west forms a great circle with the 122nd meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 58th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 58°0′W / 90.000°N 58.000°W / 90.000; -58.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
83°32′N 58°0′W / 83.533°N 58.000°W / 83.533; -58.000 (Lincoln Sea) Lincoln Sea
82°8′N 58°0′W / 82.133°N 58.000°W / 82.133; -58.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
75°5′N 58°0′W / 75.083°N 58.000°W / 75.083; -58.000 (Baffin Bay) Baffin Bay
70°0′N 58°0′W / 70.000°N 58.000°W / 70.000; -58.000 (Davis Strait) Davis Strait
60°0′N 58°0′W / 60.000°N 58.000°W / 60.000; -58.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Labrador Sea
54°54′N 58°0′W / 54.900°N 58.000°W / 54.900; -58.000 (Canada)  Canada Newfoundland and LabradorLabrador
Quebec — from 52°0′N 58°0′W / 52.000°N 58.000°W / 52.000; -58.000 (Quebec)
51°18′N 58°0′W / 51.300°N 58.000°W / 51.300; -58.000 (Gulf of Saint Lawrence) Gulf of Saint Lawrence
49°34′N 58°0′W / 49.567°N 58.000°W / 49.567; -58.000 (Canada)  Canada Newfoundland and Labrador — island of Newfoundland
47°40′N 58°0′W / 47.667°N 58.000°W / 47.667; -58.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
6°47′N 58°0′W / 6.783°N 58.000°W / 6.783; -58.000 (Guyana)  Guyana Passing just east of Georgetown
4°15′N 58°0′W / 4.250°N 58.000°W / 4.250; -58.000 (Suriname)  Suriname
3°56′N 58°0′W / 3.933°N 58.000°W / 3.933; -58.000 (Guyana)  Guyana Passing through area claimed by  Suriname
1°33′N 58°0′W / 1.550°N 58.000°W / 1.550; -58.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Pará
Amazonas — from 1°30′S 58°0′W / 1.500°S 58.000°W / -1.500; -58.000 (Amazonas)
Pará — from 6°8′S 58°0′W / 6.133°S 58.000°W / -6.133; -58.000 (Pará)
Mato Grosso — from 7°24′S 58°0′W / 7.400°S 58.000°W / -7.400; -58.000 (Mato Grosso)
17°31′S 58°0′W / 17.517°S 58.000°W / -17.517; -58.000 (Bolivia)  Bolivia
19°29′S 58°0′W / 19.483°S 58.000°W / -19.483; -58.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Mato Grosso do Sul
19°53′S 58°0′W / 19.883°S 58.000°W / -19.883; -58.000 (Bolivia)  Bolivia For about 20 km
20°3′S 58°0′W / 20.050°S 58.000°W / -20.050; -58.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Mato Grosso do Sul
20°37′S 58°0′W / 20.617°S 58.000°W / -20.617; -58.000 (Paraguay)  Paraguay
25°2′S 58°0′W / 25.033°S 58.000°W / -25.033; -58.000 (Argentina)  Argentina
26°5′S 58°0′W / 26.083°S 58.000°W / -26.083; -58.000 (Paraguay)  Paraguay
27°16′S 58°0′W / 27.267°S 58.000°W / -27.267; -58.000 (Argentina)  Argentina
31°24′S 58°0′W / 31.400°S 58.000°W / -31.400; -58.000 (Uruguay)  Uruguay For about 15 km
31°32′S 58°0′W / 31.533°S 58.000°W / -31.533; -58.000 (Argentina)  Argentina For about 10 km
31°38′S 58°0′W / 31.633°S 58.000°W / -31.633; -58.000 (Uruguay)  Uruguay
34°16′S 58°0′W / 34.267°S 58.000°W / -34.267; -58.000 (Río de la Plata) Río de la Plata
34°48′S 58°0′W / 34.800°S 58.000°W / -34.800; -58.000 (Argentina)  Argentina
38°21′S 58°0′W / 38.350°S 58.000°W / -38.350; -58.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
51°23′S 58°0′W / 51.383°S 58.000°W / -51.383; -58.000 (Falkland Islands)  Falkland Islands Island of East Falkland — claimed by  Argentina
51°45′S 58°0′W / 51.750°S 58.000°W / -51.750; -58.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 58°0′W / 60.000°S 58.000°W / -60.000; -58.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
61°54′S 58°0′W / 61.900°S 58.000°W / -61.900; -58.000 (South Shetland Islands) South Shetland Islands King George Islandclaimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
62°4′S 58°0′W / 62.067°S 58.000°W / -62.067; -58.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
63°23′S 58°0′W / 63.383°S 58.000°W / -63.383; -58.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Antarctic Peninsulaclaimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
63°41′S 58°0′W / 63.683°S 58.000°W / -63.683; -58.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Weddell Sea
63°51′S 58°0′W / 63.850°S 58.000°W / -63.850; -58.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica James Ross Islandclaimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
64°24′S 58°0′W / 64.400°S 58.000°W / -64.400; -58.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Weddell Sea
75°42′S 58°0′W / 75.700°S 58.000°W / -75.700; -58.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom

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