82nd meridian west

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82nd meridian west

The meridian 82° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, Central America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 82nd meridian west forms a great circle with the 98th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 82nd meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 82°0′W / 90.000°N 82.000°W / 90.000; -82.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
82°39′N 82°0′W / 82.650°N 82.000°W / 82.650; -82.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutEllesmere Island
76°30′N 82°0′W / 76.500°N 82.000°W / 76.500; -82.000 (Jones Sound) Jones Sound
75°49′N 82°0′W / 75.817°N 82.000°W / 75.817; -82.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutDevon Island
74°28′N 82°0′W / 74.467°N 82.000°W / 74.467; -82.000 (Lancaster Sound) Lancaster Sound
73°44′N 82°0′W / 73.733°N 82.000°W / 73.733; -82.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutBaffin Island
69°53′N 82°0′W / 69.883°N 82.000°W / 69.883; -82.000 (Lancaster Sound) Foxe Basin
69°16′N 82°0′W / 69.267°N 82.000°W / 69.267; -82.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutMelville Peninsula (mainland)
66°52′N 82°0′W / 66.867°N 82.000°W / 66.867; -82.000 (Lancaster Sound) Foxe Basin
64°37′N 82°0′W / 64.617°N 82.000°W / 64.617; -82.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutSouthampton Island
63°39′N 82°0′W / 63.650°N 82.000°W / 63.650; -82.000 (Evans Strait) Evans Strait
62°57′N 82°0′W / 62.950°N 82.000°W / 62.950; -82.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutCoats Island
62°41′N 82°0′W / 62.683°N 82.000°W / 62.683; -82.000 (Hudson Bay) Hudson Bay
55°0′N 82°0′W / 55.000°N 82.000°W / 55.000; -82.000 (James Bay) James Bay
53°3′N 82°0′W / 53.050°N 82.000°W / 53.050; -82.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutAkimiski Island
52°59′N 82°0′W / 52.983°N 82.000°W / 52.983; -82.000 (James Bay) James Bay
52°47′N 82°0′W / 52.783°N 82.000°W / 52.783; -82.000 (Canada)  Canada Ontario — mainland and Manitoulin Island
45°33′N 82°0′W / 45.550°N 82.000°W / 45.550; -82.000 (Lake Huron) Lake Huron
43°12′N 82°0′W / 43.200°N 82.000°W / 43.200; -82.000 (Canada)  Canada Ontario
42°15′N 82°0′W / 42.250°N 82.000°W / 42.250; -82.000 (Lake Erie) Lake Erie
41°31′N 82°0′W / 41.517°N 82.000°W / 41.517; -82.000 (United States)  United States Ohio
West Virginia — from 39°0′N 82°0′W / 39.000°N 82.000°W / 39.000; -82.000 (West Virginia)
Kentucky — for about 2 km from 37°32′N 82°0′W / 37.533°N 82.000°W / 37.533; -82.000 (Kentucky)
Virginia — from 37°31′N 82°0′W / 37.517°N 82.000°W / 37.517; -82.000 (Virginia)
Tennessee — from 36°35′N 82°0′W / 36.583°N 82.000°W / 36.583; -82.000 (Tennessee)
North Carolina — from 36°9′N 82°0′W / 36.150°N 82.000°W / 36.150; -82.000 (North Carolina)
South Carolina — from 35°11′N 82°0′W / 35.183°N 82.000°W / 35.183; -82.000 (South Carolina)
Georgia — from 33°31′N 82°0′W / 33.517°N 82.000°W / 33.517; -82.000 (Georgia)
Florida — from 30°47′N 82°0′W / 30.783°N 82.000°W / 30.783; -82.000 (Florida)
26°29′N 82°0′W / 26.483°N 82.000°W / 26.483; -82.000 (Gulf of Mexico) Gulf of Mexico Passing just east of Boca Grande Key, Florida,  United States (at 24°32′N 82°0′W / 24.533°N 82.000°W / 24.533; -82.000 (Boca Grande Key))
23°11′N 82°0′W / 23.183°N 82.000°W / 23.183; -82.000 (Cuba)  Cuba
22°18′N 82°0′W / 22.300°N 82.000°W / 22.300; -82.000 (Caribbean Sea) Caribbean Sea
21°39′N 82°0′W / 21.650°N 82.000°W / 21.650; -82.000 (Cuba)  Cuba Canarreos Archipelago
21°36′N 82°0′W / 21.600°N 82.000°W / 21.600; -82.000 (Caribbean Sea) Caribbean Sea
9°10′N 82°0′W / 9.167°N 82.000°W / 9.167; -82.000 (Gulf of Chiriquí) Gulf of Chiriquí
8°57′N 82°0′W / 8.950°N 82.000°W / 8.950; -82.000 (Panama)  Panama
8°12′N 82°0′W / 8.200°N 82.000°W / 8.200; -82.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of the island of Coiba,  Panama (at 7°31′N 81°53′W / 7.517°N 81.883°W / 7.517; -81.883 (Coiba))
60°0′S 82°0′W / 60.000°S 82.000°W / -60.000; -82.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
73°56′S 82°0′W / 73.933°S 82.000°W / -73.933; -82.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Chile

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