99th meridian west

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99th meridian west

The meridian 99° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 99th meridian west forms a great circle with the 81st meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 99th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 99°0′W / 90.000°N 99.000°W / 90.000; -99.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°6′N 99°0′W / 80.100°N 99.000°W / 80.100; -99.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutMeighen Island
79°43′N 99°0′W / 79.717°N 99.000°W / 79.717; -99.000 (Peary Channel) Peary Channel
78°49′N 99°0′W / 78.817°N 99.000°W / 78.817; -99.000 (Hassel Sound) Hassel Sound
78°5′N 99°0′W / 78.083°N 99.000°W / 78.083; -99.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutEllef Ringnes Island
77°53′N 99°0′W / 77.883°N 99.000°W / 77.883; -99.000 Unnamed waterbody
76°40′N 99°0′W / 76.667°N 99.000°W / 76.667; -99.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutRicards Island and Bathurst Island
75°0′N 99°0′W / 75.000°N 99.000°W / 75.000; -99.000 (Parry Channel) Parry Channel Passing just west of Young Island, Nunavut,  Canada (at 74°18′N 98°50′W / 74.300°N 98.833°W / 74.300; -98.833 (Young Island))
Passing just east of Hamilton Island, Nunavut,  Canada (at 74°11′N 99°8′W / 74.183°N 99.133°W / 74.183; -99.133 (Hamilton Island))
73°59′N 99°0′W / 73.983°N 99.000°W / 73.983; -99.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutRussell Island, Mecham Island and Prince of Wales Island
71°24′N 99°0′W / 71.400°N 99.000°W / 71.400; -99.000 (Larsen Sound) Larsen Sound
69°58′N 99°0′W / 69.967°N 99.000°W / 69.967; -99.000 (Victoria Strait) Victoria Strait
69°9′N 99°0′W / 69.150°N 99.000°W / 69.150; -99.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutKing William Island
68°56′N 99°0′W / 68.933°N 99.000°W / 68.933; -99.000 (Queen Maud Gulf) Queen Maud Gulf
68°4′N 99°0′W / 68.067°N 99.000°W / 68.067; -99.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutO'Reilly Island
68°1′N 99°0′W / 68.017°N 99.000°W / 68.017; -99.000 (Queen Maud Gulf) Queen Maud Gulf
67°43′N 99°0′W / 67.717°N 99.000°W / 67.717; -99.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut
Manitoba — from 60°0′N 99°0′W / 60.000°N 99.000°W / 60.000; -99.000 (Manitoba), passing through Lake Winnipeg
49°0′N 99°0′W / 49.000°N 99.000°W / 49.000; -99.000 (United States)  United States North Dakota
South Dakota — from 45°56′N 99°0′W / 45.933°N 99.000°W / 45.933; -99.000 (South Dakota)
Nebraska — from 43°0′N 99°0′W / 43.000°N 99.000°W / 43.000; -99.000 (Nebraska)
Kansas — from 40°0′N 99°0′W / 40.000°N 99.000°W / 40.000; -99.000 (Kansas)
Oklahoma — from 37°0′N 99°0′W / 37.000°N 99.000°W / 37.000; -99.000 (Oklahoma)
Texas — from 34°13′N 99°0′W / 34.217°N 99.000°W / 34.217; -99.000 (Texas)
26°23′N 99°0′W / 26.383°N 99.000°W / 26.383; -99.000 (Mexico)  Mexico Tamaulipas
Nuevo León — from 26°5′N 99°0′W / 26.083°N 99.000°W / 26.083; -99.000 (Nuevo León)
Tamaulipas — from 25°4′N 99°0′W / 25.067°N 99.000°W / 25.067; -99.000 (Tamaulipas)
San Luis Potosí — from 22°34′N 99°0′W / 22.567°N 99.000°W / 22.567; -99.000 (San Luis Potosí)
Hidalgo — from 21°17′N 99°0′W / 21.283°N 99.000°W / 21.283; -99.000 (Hidalgo)
Mexico State — from 20°2′N 99°0′W / 20.033°N 99.000°W / 20.033; -99.000 (Mexico State)
Hidalgo — from 19°53′N 99°0′W / 19.883°N 99.000°W / 19.883; -99.000 (Hidalgo)
Mexico State — from 19°49′N 99°0′W / 19.817°N 99.000°W / 19.817; -99.000 (Mexico State)
Federal District — from 19°22′N 99°0′W / 19.367°N 99.000°W / 19.367; -99.000 (Federal District)
Morelos — from 19°5′N 99°0′W / 19.083°N 99.000°W / 19.083; -99.000 (Morelos)
Puebla — from 18°23′N 99°0′W / 18.383°N 99.000°W / 18.383; -99.000 (Puebla)
Guerrero — from 18°15′N 99°0′W / 18.250°N 99.000°W / 18.250; -99.000 (Guerrero)
Puebla — from 18°23′N 99°0′W / 18.383°N 99.000°W / 18.383; -99.000 (Puebla)
16°35′N 99°0′W / 16.583°N 99.000°W / 16.583; -99.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 99°0′W / 60.000°S 99.000°W / -60.000; -99.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
71°40′S 99°0′W / 71.667°S 99.000°W / -71.667; -99.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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