76th meridian east

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76th meridian east

The meridian 76° 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 76th meridian east forms a great circle with the 104th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 76th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 76°0′E / 90.000°N 76.000°E / 90.000; 76.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°6′N 76°0′E / 81.100°N 76.000°E / 81.100; 76.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea Passing just west of Vize Island,  Russia
73°31′N 76°0′E / 73.517°N 76.000°E / 73.517; 76.000 (Russia)  Russia Vilkitsky Island
73°30′N 76°0′E / 73.500°N 76.000°E / 73.500; 76.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea Passing just west of Neupokoyeva Island,  Russia
71°53′N 76°0′E / 71.883°N 76.000°E / 71.883; 76.000 (Russia)  Russia Gydan Peninsula
71°52′N 76°0′E / 71.867°N 76.000°E / 71.867; 76.000 (Khalmyer Bay) Khalmyer Bay
71°11′N 76°0′E / 71.183°N 76.000°E / 71.183; 76.000 (Russia)  Russia Gydan Peninsula
69°15′N 76°0′E / 69.250°N 76.000°E / 69.250; 76.000 (Taz Estuary) Taz Estuary
68°58′N 76°0′E / 68.967°N 76.000°E / 68.967; 76.000 (Russia)  Russia
54°13′N 76°0′E / 54.217°N 76.000°E / 54.217; 76.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan Passing through Lake Balkhash
42°56′N 76°0′E / 42.933°N 76.000°E / 42.933; 76.000 (Kyrgyzstan)  Kyrgyzstan
40°23′N 76°0′E / 40.383°N 76.000°E / 40.383; 76.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Xinjiang
36°28′N 76°0′E / 36.467°N 76.000°E / 36.467; 76.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Gilgit-Baltistan - for about 11 km, claimed by  India
36°22′N 76°0′E / 36.367°N 76.000°E / 36.367; 76.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Xinjiang - for about 8 km
36°17′N 76°0′E / 36.283°N 76.000°E / 36.283; 76.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Gilgit-Baltistan - for about 14 km, claimed by  India
36°10′N 76°0′E / 36.167°N 76.000°E / 36.167; 76.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Xinjiang - for about 16 km
36°1′N 76°0′E / 36.017°N 76.000°E / 36.017; 76.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Gilgit-Baltistan - claimed by  India
34°38′N 76°0′E / 34.633°N 76.000°E / 34.633; 76.000 (India)  India Jammu and Kashmir - claimed by  Pakistan
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir - for about 3 km, claimed by  Pakistan
Himachal Pradesh
Punjab
Haryana
Rajasthan
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Karnataka
Kerala
10°36′N 76°0′E / 10.600°N 76.000°E / 10.600; 76.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 76°0′E / 60.000°S 76.000°E / -60.000; 76.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°33′S 76°0′E / 69.550°S 76.000°E / -69.550; 76.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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