128th meridian west

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128th meridian west

The meridian 128° 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 128th meridian west forms a great circle with the 52nd meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 128th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 128°0′W / 90.000°N 128.000°W / 90.000; -128.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
75°34′N 128°0′W / 75.567°N 128.000°W / 75.567; -128.000 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea Passing just east of the Baillie Islands, Northwest Territories,  Canada (at 70°35′N 128°5′W / 70.583°N 128.083°W / 70.583; -128.083 (Baillie Islands))
70°34′N 128°0′W / 70.567°N 128.000°W / 70.567; -128.000 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories
Yukon — from 61°42′N 128°0′W / 61.700°N 128.000°W / 61.700; -128.000 (Yukon)
British Columbia — from 60°0′N 128°0′W / 60.000°N 128.000°W / 60.000; -128.000 (British Columbia), the mainland, Cunningham Island, Denny Island and Hunter Island
51°54′N 128°0′W / 51.900°N 128.000°W / 51.900; -128.000 (Fitz Hugh Sound) Fitz Hugh Sound
51°44′N 128°0′W / 51.733°N 128.000°W / 51.733; -128.000 (Canada)  Canada British ColumbiaHecate Island and Calvert Island
51°28′N 128°0′W / 51.467°N 128.000°W / 51.467; -128.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Queen Charlotte Sound
50°51′N 128°0′W / 50.850°N 128.000°W / 50.850; -128.000 (Canada)  Canada British ColumbiaVancouver Island
50°28′N 128°0′W / 50.467°N 128.000°W / 50.467; -128.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Henderson Island,  Pitcairn Islands (at 24°24′S 128°17′W / 24.400°S 128.283°W / -24.400; -128.283 (Henderson Island))
60°0′S 128°0′W / 60.000°S 128.000°W / -60.000; -128.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
74°12′S 128°0′W / 74.200°S 128.000°W / -74.200; -128.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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