66th meridian west

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66th meridian west

The meridian 66° 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 66th meridian west forms a great circle with the 114th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 66th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 66°0′W / 90.000°N 66.000°W / 90.000; -66.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
83°15′N 66°0′W / 83.250°N 66.000°W / 83.250; -66.000 (Lincoln Sea) Lincoln Sea
82°50′N 66°0′W / 82.833°N 66.000°W / 82.833; -66.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutEllesmere Island
81°13′N 66°0′W / 81.217°N 66.000°W / 81.217; -66.000 (Nares Strait) Nares Strait
80°37′N 66°0′W / 80.617°N 66.000°W / 80.617; -66.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
80°0′N 66°0′W / 80.000°N 66.000°W / 80.000; -66.000 (Nares Strait) Nares Strait Kane Basin
79°8′N 66°0′W / 79.133°N 66.000°W / 79.133; -66.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
76°2′N 66°0′W / 76.033°N 66.000°W / 76.033; -66.000 (Baffin Bay) Baffin Bay
70°0′N 66°0′W / 70.000°N 66.000°W / 70.000; -66.000 (Davis Strait) Davis Strait
68°1′N 66°0′W / 68.017°N 66.000°W / 68.017; -66.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutCumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island
66°6′N 66°0′W / 66.100°N 66.000°W / 66.100; -66.000 (Davis Strait) Davis Strait Cumberland Sound
64°50′N 66°0′W / 64.833°N 66.000°W / 64.833; -66.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutHall Peninsula, Baffin Island
62°57′N 66°0′W / 62.950°N 66.000°W / 62.950; -66.000 (Frobisher Bay) Frobisher Bay
62°15′N 66°0′W / 62.250°N 66.000°W / 62.250; -66.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutMeta Incognita Peninsula, Baffin Island
61°52′N 66°0′W / 61.867°N 66.000°W / 61.867; -66.000 (Hudson Strait) Hudson Strait
60°30′N 66°0′W / 60.500°N 66.000°W / 60.500; -66.000 (Ungava Bay) Ungava Bay
58°58′N 66°0′W / 58.967°N 66.000°W / 58.967; -66.000 (Canada)  Canada Quebec
Newfoundland and LabradorLabrador, from 54°56′N 66°0′W / 54.933°N 66.000°W / 54.933; -66.000 (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Quebec — from 52°4′N 66°0′W / 52.067°N 66.000°W / 52.067; -66.000 (Quebec)
50°16′N 66°0′W / 50.267°N 66.000°W / 50.267; -66.000 (Gulf of Saint Lawrence) Gulf of Saint Lawrence
49°13′N 66°0′W / 49.217°N 66.000°W / 49.217; -66.000 (Canada)  Canada QuebecGaspé Peninsula
48°9′N 66°0′W / 48.150°N 66.000°W / 48.150; -66.000 (Chaleur Bay) Chaleur Bay
47°55′N 66°0′W / 47.917°N 66.000°W / 47.917; -66.000 (Canada)  Canada New Brunswick
45°13′N 66°0′W / 45.217°N 66.000°W / 45.217; -66.000 (Bay of Fundy) Bay of Fundy
44°35′N 66°0′W / 44.583°N 66.000°W / 44.583; -66.000 (Canada)  Canada Nova Scotia
43°43′N 66°0′W / 43.717°N 66.000°W / 43.717; -66.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
18°27′N 66°0′W / 18.450°N 66.000°W / 18.450; -66.000 (Puerto Rico)  Puerto Rico
17°58′N 66°0′W / 17.967°N 66.000°W / 17.967; -66.000 (Caribbean Sea) Caribbean Sea Passing just east of the island of La Orchila,  Venezuela (at 11°52′N 66°5′W / 11.867°N 66.083°W / 11.867; -66.083 (La Orchila))
10°24′N 66°0′W / 10.400°N 66.000°W / 10.400; -66.000 (Venezuela)  Venezuela
0°48′N 66°0′W / 0.800°N 66.000°W / 0.800; -66.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Amazonas
Rondônia — from 9°24′S 66°0′W / 9.400°S 66.000°W / -9.400; -66.000 (Rondônia)
9°48′S 66°0′W / 9.800°S 66.000°W / -9.800; -66.000 (Bolivia)  Bolivia
21°55′S 66°0′W / 21.917°S 66.000°W / -21.917; -66.000 (Argentina)  Argentina
45°0′S 66°0′W / 45.000°S 66.000°W / -45.000; -66.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean San Jorge Gulf
47°5′S 66°0′W / 47.083°S 66.000°W / -47.083; -66.000 (Argentina)  Argentina
48°6′S 66°0′W / 48.100°S 66.000°W / -48.100; -66.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
54°37′S 66°0′W / 54.617°S 66.000°W / -54.617; -66.000 (Argentina)  Argentina Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
54°57′S 66°0′W / 54.950°S 66.000°W / -54.950; -66.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 66°0′W / 60.000°S 66.000°W / -60.000; -66.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
65°33′S 66°0′W / 65.550°S 66.000°W / -65.550; -66.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Renaud Islandclaimed by  Argentina,  Chile and the  United Kingdom
65°54′S 66°0′W / 65.900°S 66.000°W / -65.900; -66.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°39′S 66°0′W / 66.650°S 66.000°W / -66.650; -66.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and the  United Kingdom

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