69th meridian west

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69th meridian west

The meridian 69° 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 Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 69th meridian west forms a great circle with the 111th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 69th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 69°0′W / 90.000°N 69.000°W / 90.000; -69.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
83°6′N 69°0′W / 83.100°N 69.000°W / 83.100; -69.000 (Lincoln Sea) Lincoln Sea
82°59′N 69°0′W / 82.983°N 69.000°W / 82.983; -69.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutEllesmere Island
80°34′N 69°0′W / 80.567°N 69.000°W / 80.567; -69.000 (Nares Strait) Nares Strait
78°58′N 69°0′W / 78.967°N 69.000°W / 78.967; -69.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
76°16′N 69°0′W / 76.267°N 69.000°W / 76.267; -69.000 (Baffin Bay) Baffin Bay
70°42′N 69°0′W / 70.700°N 69.000°W / 70.700; -69.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutBaffin Island
62°23′N 69°0′W / 62.383°N 69.000°W / 62.383; -69.000 (Hudson Strait) Hudson Strait
60°45′N 69°0′W / 60.750°N 69.000°W / 60.750; -69.000 (Ungava Bay) Ungava Bay
59°1′N 69°0′W / 59.017°N 69.000°W / 59.017; -69.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutTiercel Island
58°58′N 69°0′W / 58.967°N 69.000°W / 58.967; -69.000 (Ungava Bay) Ungava Bay
58°54′N 69°0′W / 58.900°N 69.000°W / 58.900; -69.000 (Canada)  Canada Quebec
48°47′N 69°0′W / 48.783°N 69.000°W / 48.783; -69.000 (Saint Lawrence River) Saint Lawrence River
48°16′N 69°0′W / 48.267°N 69.000°W / 48.267; -69.000 (Canada)  Canada Quebec
New Brunswick — from 47°18′N 69°0′W / 47.300°N 69.000°W / 47.300; -69.000 (New Brunswick)
47°14′N 69°0′W / 47.233°N 69.000°W / 47.233; -69.000 (United States)  United States Maine
44°18′N 69°0′W / 44.300°N 69.000°W / 44.300; -69.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
19°1′N 69°0′W / 19.017°N 69.000°W / 19.017; -69.000 (Dominican Republic)  Dominican Republic Islands of Hispaniola and Catalina
18°20′N 69°0′W / 18.333°N 69.000°W / 18.333; -69.000 (Caribbean Sea) Caribbean Sea
12°13′N 69°0′W / 12.217°N 69.000°W / 12.217; -69.000 (Curaçao)  Curaçao
12°8′N 69°0′W / 12.133°N 69.000°W / 12.133; -69.000 (Caribbean Sea) Caribbean Sea
11°26′N 69°0′W / 11.433°N 69.000°W / 11.433; -69.000 (Venezuela)  Venezuela
6°12′N 69°0′W / 6.200°N 69.000°W / 6.200; -69.000 (Colombia)  Colombia
1°43′N 69°0′W / 1.717°N 69.000°W / 1.717; -69.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Amazonas
Acre — from 8°52′S 69°0′W / 8.867°S 69.000°W / -8.867; -69.000 (Acre)
10°59′S 69°0′W / 10.983°S 69.000°W / -10.983; -69.000 (Bolivia)  Bolivia
11°52′S 69°0′W / 11.867°S 69.000°W / -11.867; -69.000 (Peru)  Peru
13°36′S 69°0′W / 13.600°S 69.000°W / -13.600; -69.000 (Bolivia)  Bolivia For about 17 km
13°45′S 69°0′W / 13.750°S 69.000°W / -13.750; -69.000 (Peru)  Peru
14°24′S 69°0′W / 14.400°S 69.000°W / -14.400; -69.000 (Bolivia)  Bolivia Passing through Lake Titicaca
16°12′S 69°0′W / 16.200°S 69.000°W / -16.200; -69.000 (Peru)  Peru Passing through Lake Titicaca
16°28′S 69°0′W / 16.467°S 69.000°W / -16.467; -69.000 (Bolivia)  Bolivia Passing through Lake Titicaca
18°38′S 69°0′W / 18.633°S 69.000°W / -18.633; -69.000 (Chile)  Chile
27°34′S 69°0′W / 27.567°S 69.000°W / -27.567; -69.000 (Argentina)  Argentina
50°28′S 69°0′W / 50.467°S 69.000°W / -50.467; -69.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
51°27′S 69°0′W / 51.450°S 69.000°W / -51.450; -69.000 (Argentina)  Argentina
52°12′S 69°0′W / 52.200°S 69.000°W / -52.200; -69.000 (Chile)  Chile For about 9 km
52°17′S 69°0′W / 52.283°S 69.000°W / -52.283; -69.000 (Straits of Magellan) Straits of Magellan
52°39′S 69°0′W / 52.650°S 69.000°W / -52.650; -69.000 (Chile)  Chile Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego and Hoste Island
55°20′S 69°0′W / 55.333°S 69.000°W / -55.333; -69.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 69°0′W / 60.000°S 69.000°W / -60.000; -69.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
67°23′S 69°0′W / 67.383°S 69.000°W / -67.383; -69.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Adelaide Islandclaimed by  Argentina,  Chile and the  United Kingdom
67°43′S 69°0′W / 67.717°S 69.000°W / -67.717; -69.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Marguerite Bay
69°57′S 69°0′W / 69.950°S 69.000°W / -69.950; -69.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and the  United Kingdom

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