143rd meridian east
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The 143rd meridian east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, Australasia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.
From Pole to Pole
Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes Arctic Ocean Russia Sakha Republic — Kotelny Island, New Siberian Islands East Siberian Sea Sannikov Strait Russia Sakha Republic — Great Lyakhovsky Island, New Siberian Islands East Siberian Sea Laptev Strait Russia Sakha Republic
Khabarovsk Krai — from
Sea of Okhotsk Russia Sakhalin Oblast — island of Sakhalin Sea of Okhotsk Russia Sakhalin Oblast — island of Sakhalin Sea of Okhotsk Japan Hokkaidō Prefecture — island of Hokkaidō Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Aua Island, Papua New Guinea (at )
Passing just east of Wuvulu Island, Papua New Guinea (at )
Papua New Guinea Coral Sea Torres Strait — passing amongst the Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia Australia Queensland
New South Wales — from
Victoria — from
Indian Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean Southern Ocean Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by Australia
- Darby, Andrew (22 December 2003). "Canberra all at sea over position of Southern Ocean". The Age. Retrieved 13 January 2013.
- "Indian Ocean". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 13 January 2013.