61st meridian east

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61st meridian east

The meridian 61° 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 61st meridian east forms a great circle with the 119th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 61st meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 61°0′E / 90.000°N 61.000°E / 90.000; 61.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°6′N 61°0′E / 81.100°N 61.000°E / 81.100; 61.000 (Russia)  Russia La Ronciere Island and Wilczek Island, Franz Josef Land
80°22′N 61°0′E / 80.367°N 61.000°E / 80.367; 61.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
76°14′N 61°0′E / 76.233°N 61.000°E / 76.233; 61.000 (Russia)  Russia Severny Island, Novaya Zemlya
75°10′N 61°0′E / 75.167°N 61.000°E / 75.167; 61.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
69°50′N 61°0′E / 69.833°N 61.000°E / 69.833; 61.000 (Russia)  Russia
53°55′N 61°0′E / 53.917°N 61.000°E / 53.917; 61.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan For about 4km
53°53′N 61°0′E / 53.883°N 61.000°E / 53.883; 61.000 (Russia)  Russia
53°40′N 61°0′E / 53.667°N 61.000°E / 53.667; 61.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan For about 6km
53°37′N 61°0′E / 53.617°N 61.000°E / 53.617; 61.000 (Russia)  Russia
52°51′N 61°0′E / 52.850°N 61.000°E / 52.850; 61.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
52°26′N 61°0′E / 52.433°N 61.000°E / 52.433; 61.000 (Russia)  Russia For about 14km
52°18′N 61°0′E / 52.300°N 61.000°E / 52.300; 61.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
51°28′N 61°0′E / 51.467°N 61.000°E / 51.467; 61.000 (Russia)  Russia
50°41′N 61°0′E / 50.683°N 61.000°E / 50.683; 61.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
44°25′N 61°0′E / 44.417°N 61.000°E / 44.417; 61.000 (Uzbekistan)  Uzbekistan
41°14′N 61°0′E / 41.233°N 61.000°E / 41.233; 61.000 (Turkmenistan)  Turkmenistan
36°39′N 61°0′E / 36.650°N 61.000°E / 36.650; 61.000 (Iran)  Iran
34°42′N 61°0′E / 34.700°N 61.000°E / 34.700; 61.000 (Afghanistan)  Afghanistan
31°28′N 61°0′E / 31.467°N 61.000°E / 31.467; 61.000 (Iran)  Iran
29°59′N 61°0′E / 29.983°N 61.000°E / 29.983; 61.000 (Afghanistan)  Afghanistan For about 19km
29°49′N 61°0′E / 29.817°N 61.000°E / 29.817; 61.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Balochistan - for about 12km
29°43′N 61°0′E / 29.717°N 61.000°E / 29.717; 61.000 (Iran)  Iran
25°13′N 61°0′E / 25.217°N 61.000°E / 25.217; 61.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 61°0′E / 60.000°S 61.000°E / -60.000; 61.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
67°27′S 61°0′E / 67.450°S 61.000°E / -67.450; 61.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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