101st meridian west

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101st meridian west

The meridian 101° 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 101st meridian west forms a great circle with the 79th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 101st meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 101°0′W / 90.000°N 101.000°W / 90.000; -101.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
79°45′N 101°0′W / 79.750°N 101.000°W / 79.750; -101.000 (Peary Channel) Peary Channel
78°57′N 101°0′W / 78.950°N 101.000°W / 78.950; -101.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutEllef Ringnes Island
78°10′N 101°0′W / 78.167°N 101.000°W / 78.167; -101.000 (Danish Strait) Danish Strait
77°47′N 101°0′W / 77.783°N 101.000°W / 77.783; -101.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutKing Christian Island
77°43′N 101°0′W / 77.717°N 101.000°W / 77.717; -101.000 Unnamed waterbody
76°43′N 101°0′W / 76.717°N 101.000°W / 76.717; -101.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutHelena Island
76°36′N 101°0′W / 76.600°N 101.000°W / 76.600; -101.000 (Sir William Parker Strait) Sir William Parker Strait
76°30′N 101°0′W / 76.500°N 101.000°W / 76.500; -101.000 (May Inlet) May Inlet
76°14′N 101°0′W / 76.233°N 101.000°W / 76.233; -101.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutBathurst Island
75°36′N 101°0′W / 75.600°N 101.000°W / 75.600; -101.000 (Parry Channel) Parry Channel Viscount Melville Sound
73°48′N 101°0′W / 73.800°N 101.000°W / 73.800; -101.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutPrince of Wales Island
73°17′N 101°0′W / 73.283°N 101.000°W / 73.283; -101.000 (Ommanney Bay) Ommanney Bay
72°44′N 101°0′W / 72.733°N 101.000°W / 72.733; -101.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutPrince of Wales Island
72°12′N 101°0′W / 72.200°N 101.000°W / 72.200; -101.000 (M'Clintock Channel) M'Clintock Channel Passing just west of Gateshead Island, Nunavut,  Canada
70°12′N 101°0′W / 70.200°N 101.000°W / 70.200; -101.000 (Canada)  Canada NunavutVictoria Island and Admiralty Island
69°27′N 101°0′W / 69.450°N 101.000°W / 69.450; -101.000 (Victoria Strait) Victoria Strait
69°5′N 101°0′W / 69.083°N 101.000°W / 69.083; -101.000 (Queen Maud Gulf) Queen Maud Gulf
67°46′N 101°0′W / 67.767°N 101.000°W / 67.767; -101.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut
Manitoba — from 60°0′N 101°0′W / 60.000°N 101.000°W / 60.000; -101.000 (Manitoba)
49°0′N 101°0′W / 49.000°N 101.000°W / 49.000; -101.000 (United States)  United States North Dakota
South Dakota — from 45°57′N 101°0′W / 45.950°N 101.000°W / 45.950; -101.000 (South Dakota)
Nebraska — from 43°0′N 101°0′W / 43.000°N 101.000°W / 43.000; -101.000 (Nebraska)
Kansas — from 40°0′N 101°0′W / 40.000°N 101.000°W / 40.000; -101.000 (Kansas)
Oklahoma — from 37°0′N 101°0′W / 37.000°N 101.000°W / 37.000; -101.000 (Oklahoma)
Texas — from 36°30′N 101°0′W / 36.500°N 101.000°W / 36.500; -101.000 (Texas)
29°21′N 101°0′W / 29.350°N 101.000°W / 29.350; -101.000 (Mexico)  Mexico Coahuila
Nuevo León — from 26°32′N 101°0′W / 26.533°N 101.000°W / 26.533; -101.000 (Nuevo León)
Coahuila — from 26°9′N 101°0′W / 26.150°N 101.000°W / 26.150; -101.000 (Coahuila)
Zacatecas — from 24°34′N 101°0′W / 24.567°N 101.000°W / 24.567; -101.000 (Zacatecas)
San Luis Potosí — from 24°23′N 101°0′W / 24.383°N 101.000°W / 24.383; -101.000 (San Luis Potosí)
Guanajuato — from 21°46′N 101°0′W / 21.767°N 101.000°W / 21.767; -101.000 (Guanajuato)
Michoacán — from 20°4′N 101°0′W / 20.067°N 101.000°W / 20.067; -101.000 (Michoacán)
Guerrero — from 18°30′N 101°0′W / 18.500°N 101.000°W / 18.500; -101.000 (Guerro)
17°15′N 101°0′W / 17.250°N 101.000°W / 17.250; -101.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 101°0′W / 60.000°S 101.000°W / -60.000; -101.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
71°52′S 101°0′W / 71.867°S 101.000°W / -71.867; -101.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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