74th meridian east

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74th meridian east

The meridian 74° 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 74th meridian east forms a great circle with the 106th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 74th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 74°0′E / 90.000°N 74.000°E / 90.000; 74.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°6′N 74°0′E / 81.100°N 74.000°E / 81.100; 74.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
73°0′N 74°0′E / 73.000°N 74.000°E / 73.000; 74.000 (Gulf of Ob) Gulf of Ob Passing just west of Shokalsky Island,  Russia
71°54′N 74°0′E / 71.900°N 74.000°E / 71.900; 74.000 (Russia)  Russia Gydan Peninsula
70°48′N 74°0′E / 70.800°N 74.000°E / 70.800; 74.000 (Gulf of Ob) Gulf of Ob
70°16′N 74°0′E / 70.267°N 74.000°E / 70.267; 74.000 (Russia)  Russia Gydan Peninsula
69°5′N 74°0′E / 69.083°N 74.000°E / 69.083; 74.000 (Gulf of Ob) Gulf of Ob
67°19′N 74°0′E / 67.317°N 74.000°E / 67.317; 74.000 (Russia)  Russia
53°38′N 74°0′E / 53.633°N 74.000°E / 53.633; 74.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan Passing through Lake Balkhash
43°10′N 74°0′E / 43.167°N 74.000°E / 43.167; 74.000 (Kyrgyzstan)  Kyrgyzstan
40°2′N 74°0′E / 40.033°N 74.000°E / 40.033; 74.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Xinjiang
38°32′N 74°0′E / 38.533°N 74.000°E / 38.533; 74.000 (Tajikistan)  Tajikistan
37°17′N 74°0′E / 37.283°N 74.000°E / 37.283; 74.000 (Afghanistan)  Afghanistan
36°50′N 74°0′E / 36.833°N 74.000°E / 36.833; 74.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Gilgit-Baltistan - claimed by  India
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
Azad Kashmir - claimed by  India
34°42′N 74°0′E / 34.700°N 74.000°E / 34.700; 74.000 (India)  India Jammu and Kashmir - claimed by  Pakistan
34°2′N 74°0′E / 34.033°N 74.000°E / 34.033; 74.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Azad Kashmir - claimed by  India
33°45′N 74°0′E / 33.750°N 74.000°E / 33.750; 74.000 (India)  India Jammu and Kashmir - claimed by  Pakistan
33°37′N 74°0′E / 33.617°N 74.000°E / 33.617; 74.000 (Pakistani Kashmir)  Pakistan Azad Kashmir - claimed by  India
Punjab
30°30′N 74°0′E / 30.500°N 74.000°E / 30.500; 74.000 (India)  India Punjab
Rajastan
Gujarat
Maharashtra
Gujarat
Maharashtra
Goa
15°1′N 74°0′E / 15.017°N 74.000°E / 15.017; 74.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just east of Heard Island,  Australia
60°0′S 74°0′E / 60.000°S 74.000°E / -60.000; 74.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
68°39′S 74°0′E / 68.650°S 74.000°E / -68.650; 74.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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