89th meridian west

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89th meridian west

The Meridian 89° West of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Gulf of Mexico, Central America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 89th meridian west forms a great circle with the 91st meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 89th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 89°0′W / 90.000°N 89.000°W / 90.000; -89.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
82°0′N 89°0′W / 82.000°N 89.000°W / 82.000; -89.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutEllesmere Island
80°48′N 89°0′W / 80.800°N 89.000°W / 80.800; -89.000 (Nansen Sound) Nansen Sound
80°11′N 89°0′W / 80.183°N 89.000°W / 80.183; -89.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutAxel Heiberg Island
78°10′N 89°0′W / 78.167°N 89.000°W / 78.167; -89.000 (Norwegian Bay) Norwegian Bay
76°56′N 89°0′W / 76.933°N 89.000°W / 76.933; -89.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutEllesmere Island
76°24′N 89°0′W / 76.400°N 89.000°W / 76.400; -89.000 (Jones Sound) Jones Sound
75°28′N 89°0′W / 75.467°N 89.000°W / 75.467; -89.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutDevon Island
74°47′N 89°0′W / 74.783°N 89.000°W / 74.783; -89.000 (Lancaster Sound) Lancaster Sound
73°50′N 89°0′W / 73.833°N 89.000°W / 73.833; -89.000 (Prince Regent Inlet) Prince Regent Inlet
73°16′N 89°0′W / 73.267°N 89.000°W / 73.267; -89.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutBaffin Island
70°40′N 89°0′W / 70.667°N 89.000°W / 70.667; -89.000 (Gulf of Boothia) Gulf of Boothia
69°16′N 89°0′W / 69.267°N 89.000°W / 69.267; -89.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut — mainland
64°0′N 89°0′W / 64.000°N 89.000°W / 64.000; -89.000 (Hudson Bay) Hudson Bay
56°51′N 89°0′W / 56.850°N 89.000°W / 56.850; -89.000 (Canada)  Canada Manitoba — for about 1 km
Ontario — from 56°50′N 89°0′W / 56.833°N 89.000°W / 56.833; -89.000 (Ontario)
48°30′N 89°0′W / 48.500°N 89.000°W / 48.500; -89.000 (Lake Superior) Lake Superior
48°0′N 89°0′W / 48.000°N 89.000°W / 48.000; -89.000 (United States)  United States MichiganIsle Royale
47°51′N 89°0′W / 47.850°N 89.000°W / 47.850; -89.000 (Lake Superior) Lake Superior
46°59′N 89°0′W / 46.983°N 89.000°W / 46.983; -89.000 (United States)  United States Michigan
Wisconsin — from 46°6′N 89°0′W / 46.100°N 89.000°W / 46.100; -89.000 (Wisconsin)
Illinois — from 42°30′N 89°0′W / 42.500°N 89.000°W / 42.500; -89.000 (Illinois)
Kentucky — from 37°13′N 89°0′W / 37.217°N 89.000°W / 37.217; -89.000 (Kentucky)
Tennessee — from 36°30′N 89°0′W / 36.500°N 89.000°W / 36.500; -89.000 (Tennessee)
Mississippi — from 35°0′N 89°0′W / 35.000°N 89.000°W / 35.000; -89.000 (Mississippi)
30°23′N 89°0′W / 30.383°N 89.000°W / 30.383; -89.000 (Gulf of Mexico) Gulf of Mexico Passing through the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana,  United States (at 29°36′N 89°0′W / 29.600°N 89.000°W / 29.600; -89.000 (Chandeleur Islands))
29°11′N 89°0′W / 29.183°N 89.000°W / 29.183; -89.000 (United States)  United States LouisianaMississippi River Delta
29°10′N 89°0′W / 29.167°N 89.000°W / 29.167; -89.000 (Gulf of Mexico) Gulf of Mexico
21°22′N 89°0′W / 21.367°N 89.000°W / 21.367; -89.000 (Mexico)  Mexico Yucatán
Quintana Roo — from 35°0′N 89°0′W / 35.000°N 89.000°W / 35.000; -89.000 (Quintana Roo)
17°59′N 89°0′W / 17.983°N 89.000°W / 17.983; -89.000 (Belize)  Belize
15°54′N 89°0′W / 15.900°N 89.000°W / 15.900; -89.000 (Guatemala)  Guatemala
15°7′N 89°0′W / 15.117°N 89.000°W / 15.117; -89.000 (Honduras)  Honduras
14°15′N 89°0′W / 14.250°N 89.000°W / 14.250; -89.000 (El Salvador)  El Salvador
13°20′N 89°0′W / 13.333°N 89.000°W / 13.333; -89.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos,  Ecuador (at 0°43′S 89°14′W / 0.717°S 89.233°W / -0.717; -89.233 (San Cristóbal Island))
60°0′S 89°0′W / 60.000°S 89.000°W / -60.000; -89.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
72°36′S 89°0′W / 72.600°S 89.000°W / -72.600; -89.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Chile (Antártica Chilena Province)

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