148th meridian west

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148th meridian west

The meridian 148° 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 148th meridian west forms a great circle with the 32nd meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 148th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 148°0′W / 90.000°N 148.000°W / 90.000; -148.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
72°38′N 148°0′W / 72.633°N 148.000°W / 72.633; -148.000 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea Passing just west of Cross Island, Alaska,  United States (at 70°30′N 147°59′W / 70.500°N 147.983°W / 70.500; -147.983 (Cross Island))
70°19′N 148°0′W / 70.317°N 148.000°W / 70.317; -148.000 (United States)  United States Alaska — Mainland, Esther Island, Perry Island, the mainland again, Chenega Island, Evans Island and Latouche Island
59°57′N 148°0′W / 59.950°N 148.000°W / 59.950; -148.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Montague Island, Alaska,  United States (at 59°47′N 147°56′W / 59.783°N 147.933°W / 59.783; -147.933 (Montague Island))
Passing just east of Tikehau atoll,  French Polynesia (at 14°58′S 148°2′W / 14.967°S 148.033°W / -14.967; -148.033 (Tikehau))
Passing just west of Rangiroa atoll,  French Polynesia (at 15°4′S 147°56′W / 15.067°S 147.933°W / -15.067; -147.933 (Rangiroa))
Passing just east of Mehetia island,  French Polynesia (at 17°52′S 148°3′W / 17.867°S 148.050°W / -17.867; -148.050 (Mehetia))
60°0′S 148°0′W / 60.000°S 148.000°W / -60.000; -148.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
75°57′S 148°0′W / 75.950°S 148.000°W / -75.950; -148.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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