65th meridian west

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65th meridian west

The meridian 65° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, South America, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 65th meridian west forms a great circle with the 115th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 65th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 65°0′W / 90.000°N 65.000°W / 90.000; -65.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
83°18′N 65°0′W / 83.300°N 65.000°W / 83.300; -65.000 (Lincoln Sea) Lincoln Sea
82°54′N 65°0′W / 82.900°N 65.000°W / 82.900; -65.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutEllesmere Island
81°20′N 65°0′W / 81.333°N 65.000°W / 81.333; -65.000 (Nares Strait) Nares Strait
80°46′N 65°0′W / 80.767°N 65.000°W / 80.767; -65.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
76°1′N 65°0′W / 76.017°N 65.000°W / 76.017; -65.000 (Baffin Bay) Baffin Bay
70°0′N 65°0′W / 70.000°N 65.000°W / 70.000; -65.000 (Davis Strait) Davis Strait
68°3′N 65°0′W / 68.050°N 65.000°W / 68.050; -65.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutBaffin Island
70°0′N 65°0′W / 70.000°N 65.000°W / 70.000; -65.000 (Davis Strait) Davis Strait Cumberland Sound
64°29′N 65°0′W / 64.483°N 65.000°W / 64.483; -65.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutChristopher Hall Island, the Leybourne Islands and Baffin Island
62°29′N 65°0′W / 62.483°N 65.000°W / 62.483; -65.000 (Davis Strait) Davis Strait
61°52′N 65°0′W / 61.867°N 65.000°W / 61.867; -65.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutEdgell Island and Resolution Island
61°24′N 65°0′W / 61.400°N 65.000°W / 61.400; -65.000 (Hudson Strait) Hudson Strait
60°10′N 65°0′W / 60.167°N 65.000°W / 60.167; -65.000 (Canada)  Canada Quebec
Newfoundland and LabradorLabrador, from 54°55′N 65°0′W / 54.917°N 65.000°W / 54.917; -65.000 (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Quebec — from 51°45′N 65°0′W / 51.750°N 65.000°W / 51.750; -65.000 (Quebec)
50°16′N 65°0′W / 50.267°N 65.000°W / 50.267; -65.000 (Gulf of Saint Lawrence) Gulf of Saint Lawrence
49°13′N 65°0′W / 49.217°N 65.000°W / 49.217; -65.000 (Canada)  Canada QuebecGaspé Peninsula
48°7′N 65°0′W / 48.117°N 65.000°W / 48.117; -65.000 (Chaleur Bay) Chaleur Bay
47°50′N 65°0′W / 47.833°N 65.000°W / 47.833; -65.000 (Canada)  Canada New Brunswick
45°33′N 65°0′W / 45.550°N 65.000°W / 45.550; -65.000 (Bay of Fundy) Bay of Fundy
45°5′N 65°0′W / 45.083°N 65.000°W / 45.083; -65.000 (Canada)  Canada Nova Scotia
43°46′N 65°0′W / 43.767°N 65.000°W / 43.767; -65.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Passing just west of  Bermuda (at 32°17′N 64°54′W / 32.283°N 64.900°W / 32.283; -64.900 (Bermuda))
18°23′N 65°0′W / 18.383°N 65.000°W / 18.383; -65.000 (US Virgin Islands)  United States Virgin Islands Island of Saint Thomas
18°21′N 65°0′W / 18.350°N 65.000°W / 18.350; -65.000 (Caribbean Sea) Caribbean Sea Passing just west of the island of Saint Croix,  United States Virgin Islands (at 17°41′N 64°54′W / 17.683°N 64.900°W / 17.683; -64.900 (Saint Croix))
Passing just east of La Tortuga Island,  Venezuela (at 10°54′N 65°12′W / 10.900°N 65.200°W / 10.900; -65.200 (La Tortuga))
10°4′N 65°0′W / 10.067°N 65.000°W / 10.067; -65.000 (Venezuela)  Venezuela
1°11′N 65°0′W / 1.183°N 65.000°W / 1.183; -65.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Amazonas
Rondônia — from 9°20′S 66°0′W / 9.333°S 66.000°W / -9.333; -66.000 (Rondônia)
12°0′S 65°0′W / 12.000°S 65.000°W / -12.000; -65.000 (Bolivia)  Bolivia
22°5′S 65°0′W / 22.083°S 65.000°W / -22.083; -65.000 (Argentina)  Argentina
40°46′S 65°0′W / 40.767°S 65.000°W / -40.767; -65.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean San Matías Gulf
42°7′S 65°0′W / 42.117°S 65.000°W / -42.117; -65.000 (Argentina)  Argentina
43°16′S 65°0′W / 43.267°S 65.000°W / -43.267; -65.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Passing through the Le Maire Strait between Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego (at 54°39′S 65°6′W / 54.650°S 65.100°W / -54.650; -65.100 (Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego)) and Isla de los Estados (at 54°50′S 64°45′W / 54.833°S 64.750°W / -54.833; -64.750 (Isla de los Estados)),  Argentina
60°0′S 65°0′W / 60.000°S 65.000°W / -60.000; -65.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
65°55′S 65°0′W / 65.917°S 65.000°W / -65.917; -65.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and the  United Kingdom

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