84th meridian west

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84th meridian west

The meridian 84° 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 84th meridian west forms a great circle with the 96th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 84th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 84°0′W / 90.000°N 84.000°W / 90.000; -84.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
82°22′N 84°0′W / 82.367°N 84.000°W / 82.367; -84.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutEllesmere Island and Landslip Island
76°25′N 84°0′W / 76.417°N 84.000°W / 76.417; -84.000 (Jones Sound) Jones Sound
75°49′N 84°0′W / 75.817°N 84.000°W / 75.817; -84.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutDevon Island
74°32′N 84°0′W / 74.533°N 84.000°W / 74.533; -84.000 (Lancaster Sound) Lancaster Sound
73°31′N 84°0′W / 73.517°N 84.000°W / 73.517; -84.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutBaffin Island
69°59′N 84°0′W / 69.983°N 84.000°W / 69.983; -84.000 (Fury and Hecla Strait) Fury and Hecla Strait
69°46′N 84°0′W / 69.767°N 84.000°W / 69.767; -84.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutMelville Peninsula (mainland) and Vansittart Island
65°45′N 84°0′W / 65.750°N 84.000°W / 65.750; -84.000 (Foxe Basin) Foxe Basin
65°11′N 84°0′W / 65.183°N 84.000°W / 65.183; -84.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutSouthampton Island
63°39′N 84°0′W / 63.650°N 84.000°W / 63.650; -84.000 (Fisher Strait) Fisher Strait
62°30′N 84°0′W / 62.500°N 84.000°W / 62.500; -84.000 (Hudson Bay) Hudson Bay Passing just west of Coats Island, Nunavut,  Canada (at 62°26′N 83°57′W / 62.433°N 83.950°W / 62.433; -83.950 (Coats Island))
55°16′N 84°0′W / 55.267°N 84.000°W / 55.267; -84.000 (Canada)  Canada Ontario — mainland and St. Joseph Island
46°6′N 84°0′W / 46.100°N 84.000°W / 46.100; -84.000 (United States)  United States Michigan
45°57′N 84°0′W / 45.950°N 84.000°W / 45.950; -84.000 (Lake Huron) Lake Huron
45°29′N 84°0′W / 45.483°N 84.000°W / 45.483; -84.000 (United States)  United States Michigan
Ohio — from 41°43′N 84°0′W / 41.717°N 84.000°W / 41.717; -84.000 (Ohio)
Kentucky — from 38°47′N 84°0′W / 38.783°N 84.000°W / 38.783; -84.000 (Kentucky)
Tennessee — from 36°35′N 84°0′W / 36.583°N 84.000°W / 36.583; -84.000 (Tennessee)
North Carolina — from 35°26′N 84°0′W / 35.433°N 84.000°W / 35.433; -84.000 (North Carolina)
Georgia — from 35°0′N 84°0′W / 35.000°N 84.000°W / 35.000; -84.000 (Georgia)
Florida — from 30°40′N 84°0′W / 30.667°N 84.000°W / 30.667; -84.000 (Florida)
30°5′N 84°0′W / 30.083°N 84.000°W / 30.083; -84.000 (Gulf of Mexico) Gulf of Mexico
22°41′N 84°0′W / 22.683°N 84.000°W / 22.683; -84.000 (United States)  Cuba
21°59′N 84°0′W / 21.983°N 84.000°W / 21.983; -84.000 (Caribbean Sea) Caribbean Sea Passing just west of the Swan Islands,  Honduras (at 17°25′N 83°57′W / 17.417°N 83.950°W / 17.417; -83.950 (Swan Islands))
15°33′N 84°0′W / 15.550°N 84.000°W / 15.550; -84.000 (Honduras)  Honduras
14°45′N 84°0′W / 14.750°N 84.000°W / 14.750; -84.000 (Nicaragua)  Nicaragua
10°45′N 84°0′W / 10.750°N 84.000°W / 10.750; -84.000 (Costa Rica)  Costa Rica Passing just east of San José (at 9°55′N 84°4′W / 9.917°N 84.067°W / 9.917; -84.067 (San José))
9°20′N 84°0′W / 9.333°N 84.000°W / 9.333; -84.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Isla del Caño,  Costa Rica (at 8°43′N 83°54′W / 8.717°N 83.900°W / 8.717; -83.900 (Isla del Caño))
60°0′S 84°0′W / 60.000°S 84.000°W / -60.000; -84.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
73°32′S 84°0′W / 73.533°S 84.000°W / -73.533; -84.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Chile

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