71st meridian east

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71st meridian east

The meridian 71° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 71st meridian east forms a great circle with the 109th 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 71°0′E / 90.000°N 71.000°E / 90.000; 71.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°5′N 71°0′E / 81.083°N 71.000°E / 81.083; 71.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
73°29′N 71°0′E / 73.483°N 71.000°E / 73.483; 71.000 (Russia)  Russia Bely Island
73°6′N 71°0′E / 73.100°N 71.000°E / 73.100; 71.000 (Malygina Strait) Malygina Strait
72°53′N 71°0′E / 72.883°N 71.000°E / 72.883; 71.000 (Russia)  Russia Yamal Peninsula
66°32′N 71°0′E / 66.533°N 71.000°E / 66.533; 71.000 (Gulf of Ob) Gulf of Ob
66°21′N 71°0′E / 66.350°N 71.000°E / 66.350; 71.000 (Russia)  Russia
55°5′N 71°0′E / 55.083°N 71.000°E / 55.083; 71.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
42°30′N 71°0′E / 42.500°N 71.000°E / 42.500; 71.000 (Kyrgyzstan)  Kyrgyzstan
42°16′N 71°0′E / 42.267°N 71.000°E / 42.267; 71.000 (Uzbekistan)  Uzbekistan
42°3′N 71°0′E / 42.050°N 71.000°E / 42.050; 71.000 (Kyrgyzstan)  Kyrgyzstan
41°11′N 71°0′E / 41.183°N 71.000°E / 41.183; 71.000 (Uzbekistan)  Uzbekistan
40°16′N 71°0′E / 40.267°N 71.000°E / 40.267; 71.000 (Kyrgyzstan)  Kyrgyzstan
39°24′N 71°0′E / 39.400°N 71.000°E / 39.400; 71.000 (Tajikistan)  Tajikistan
38°28′N 71°0′E / 38.467°N 71.000°E / 38.467; 71.000 (Afghanistan)  Afghanistan
34°34′N 71°0′E / 34.567°N 71.000°E / 34.567; 71.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Federally Administered Tribal Areas - for about 9 km
34°29′N 71°0′E / 34.483°N 71.000°E / 34.483; 71.000 (Afghanistan)  Afghanistan
34°2′N 71°0′E / 34.033°N 71.000°E / 34.033; 71.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Federally Administered Tribal Areas
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Punjab
27°45′N 71°0′E / 27.750°N 71.000°E / 27.750; 71.000 (India)  India Rajasthan
24°50′N 71°0′E / 24.833°N 71.000°E / 24.833; 71.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Sindh
24°37′N 71°0′E / 24.617°N 71.000°E / 24.617; 71.000 (India)  India Gujarat
24°27′N 71°0′E / 24.450°N 71.000°E / 24.450; 71.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Sindh - for about 10 km
24°21′N 71°0′E / 24.350°N 71.000°E / 24.350; 71.000 (India)  India Gujarat
Daman and Diu - for about 1 km
20°44′N 71°0′E / 20.733°N 71.000°E / 20.733; 71.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just west of Danger Island,  British Indian Ocean Territory
60°0′S 71°0′E / 60.000°S 71.000°E / -60.000; 71.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
68°37′S 71°0′E / 68.617°S 71.000°E / -68.617; 71.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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