93rd meridian west

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93rd meridian west

The meridian 93° 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 93rd meridian west forms a great circle with the 87th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 93rd meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 93°0′W / 90.000°N 93.000°W / 90.000; -93.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°20′N 93°0′W / 81.333°N 93.000°W / 81.333; -93.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutAxel Heiberg Island
78°36′N 93°0′W / 78.600°N 93.000°W / 78.600; -93.000 (Norwegian Bay) Norwegian Bay Passing just east of Cornwall Island, Nunavut,  Canada (at 77°39′N 93°4′W / 77.650°N 93.067°W / 77.650; -93.067 (Cornwall Island))
76°37′N 93°0′W / 76.617°N 93.000°W / 76.617; -93.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutDevon Island
76°16′N 93°0′W / 76.267°N 93.000°W / 76.267; -93.000 (Wellington Channel) Wellington Channel
74°40′N 93°0′W / 74.667°N 93.000°W / 74.667; -93.000 (Parry Channel) Parry Channel Barrow Strait
74°9′N 93°0′W / 74.150°N 93.000°W / 74.150; -93.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutSomerset Island
72°46′N 93°0′W / 72.767°N 93.000°W / 72.767; -93.000 (Gulf of Boothia) Gulf of Boothia
71°22′N 93°0′W / 71.367°N 93.000°W / 71.367; -93.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut — mainland
62°4′N 93°0′W / 62.067°N 93.000°W / 62.067; -93.000 (Hudson Bay) Hudson Bay
58°20′N 93°0′W / 58.333°N 93.000°W / 58.333; -93.000 (Canada)  Canada Manitoba
Ontario — from 54°13′N 93°0′W / 54.217°N 93.000°W / 54.217; -93.000 (Ontario)
48°27′N 93°0′W / 48.450°N 93.000°W / 48.450; -93.000 (United States)  United States Minnesota, passing through Saint Paul (at 44°57′N 93°0′W / 44.950°N 93.000°W / 44.950; -93.000 (Saint Paul))
Iowa — from 43°30′N 93°0′W / 43.500°N 93.000°W / 43.500; -93.000 (Iowa)
Missouri — from 40°35′N 93°0′W / 40.583°N 93.000°W / 40.583; -93.000 (Missouri)
Arkansas — from 36°30′N 93°0′W / 36.500°N 93.000°W / 36.500; -93.000 (Arkansas)
Louisiana — from 33°1′N 93°0′W / 33.017°N 93.000°W / 33.017; -93.000 (Louisiana)
29°43′N 93°0′W / 29.717°N 93.000°W / 29.717; -93.000 (Gulf of Mexico) Gulf of Mexico
18°26′N 93°0′W / 18.433°N 93.000°W / 18.433; -93.000 (Mexico)  Mexico Tabasco
Chiapas — from 17°33′N 93°0′W / 17.550°N 93.000°W / 17.550; -93.000 (Chiapas)
15°17′N 93°0′W / 15.283°N 93.000°W / 15.283; -93.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 93°0′W / 60.000°S 93.000°W / -60.000; -93.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
72°30′S 93°0′W / 72.500°S 93.000°W / -72.500; -93.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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