92nd meridian west

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92nd meridian west

The meridian 92° 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 92nd meridian west forms a great circle with the 88th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 92nd meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 92°0′W / 90.000°N 92.000°W / 90.000; -92.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean Passing just west of Ellesmere Island, Nunavut,  Canada (at 81°38′N 91°56′W / 81.633°N 91.933°W / 81.633; -91.933 (Ellesmere Island))
Passing just west of Krueger Island, Nunavut,  Canada (at 81°35′N 91°57′W / 81.583°N 91.950°W / 81.583; -91.950 (Krueger Island))
81°31′N 92°0′W / 81.517°N 92.000°W / 81.517; -92.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutFjeldholmen Island
81°30′N 92°0′W / 81.500°N 92.000°W / 81.500; -92.000 (Nansen Sound) Nansen Sound
81°11′N 92°0′W / 81.183°N 92.000°W / 81.183; -92.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutAxel Heiberg Island
78°12′N 92°0′W / 78.200°N 92.000°W / 78.200; -92.000 (Norwegian Bay) Norwegian Bay
76°39′N 92°0′W / 76.650°N 92.000°W / 76.650; -92.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutDevon Island
74°46′N 92°0′W / 74.767°N 92.000°W / 74.767; -92.000 (Parry Channel) Parry Channel Barrow Strait
74°0′N 92°0′W / 74.000°N 92.000°W / 74.000; -92.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutSomerset Island
72°47′N 92°0′W / 72.783°N 92.000°W / 72.783; -92.000 (Prince Regent Inlet) Prince Regent Inlet
71°30′N 92°0′W / 71.500°N 92.000°W / 71.500; -92.000 (Gulf of Boothia) Gulf of Boothia
70°25′N 92°0′W / 70.417°N 92.000°W / 70.417; -92.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutBoothia Peninsula (mainland)
70°0′N 92°0′W / 70.000°N 92.000°W / 70.000; -92.000 (Gulf of Boothia) Gulf of Boothia Lord Mayor Bay
69°33′N 92°0′W / 69.550°N 92.000°W / 69.550; -92.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut — mainland
62°49′N 92°0′W / 62.817°N 92.000°W / 62.817; -92.000 (Hudson Bay) Hudson Bay Rankin Inlet
62°39′N 92°0′W / 62.650°N 92.000°W / 62.650; -92.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut — mainland
62°32′N 92°0′W / 62.533°N 92.000°W / 62.533; -92.000 (Hudson Bay) Hudson Bay
57°3′N 92°0′W / 57.050°N 92.000°W / 57.050; -92.000 (Canada)  Canada Manitoba
Ontario — from 54°55′N 92°0′W / 54.917°N 92.000°W / 54.917; -92.000 (Ontario)
48°14′N 92°0′W / 48.233°N 92.000°W / 48.233; -92.000 (United States)  United States Minnesota
46°50′N 92°0′W / 46.833°N 92.000°W / 46.833; -92.000 (Lake Superior) Lake Superior
46°42′N 92°0′W / 46.700°N 92.000°W / 46.700; -92.000 (United States)  United States Wisconsin
Minnesota — from 44°22′N 92°0′W / 44.367°N 92.000°W / 44.367; -92.000 (Minnesota)
Iowa — from 43°30′N 92°0′W / 43.500°N 92.000°W / 43.500; -92.000 (Iowa)
Missouri — from 40°36′N 92°0′W / 40.600°N 92.000°W / 40.600; -92.000 (Missouri)
Arkansas — from 36°30′N 92°0′W / 36.500°N 92.000°W / 36.500; -92.000 (Arkansas)
Louisiana — from 33°1′N 92°0′W / 33.017°N 92.000°W / 33.017; -92.000 (Ontario), the mainland and Marsh Island
29°33′N 92°0′W / 29.550°N 92.000°W / 29.550; -92.000 (Gulf of Mexico) Gulf of Mexico
18°43′N 92°0′W / 18.717°N 92.000°W / 18.717; -92.000 (Mexico)  Mexico Campeche
Tabasco — from 18°3′N 92°0′W / 18.050°N 92.000°W / 18.050; -92.000 (Tabasco)
Chiapas — from 17°53′N 92°0′W / 17.883°N 92.000°W / 17.883; -92.000 (Chiapas)
15°37′N 92°0′W / 15.617°N 92.000°W / 15.617; -92.000 (Guatemala)  Guatemala
14°21′N 92°0′W / 14.350°N 92.000°W / 14.350; -92.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 92°0′W / 60.000°S 92.000°W / -60.000; -92.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
72°35′S 92°0′W / 72.583°S 92.000°W / -72.583; -92.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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