154th meridian east

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154th meridian east

The meridian 154° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, Australasia, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 154th meridian east forms a great circle with the 26th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 154th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 154°0′E / 90.000°N 154.000°E / 90.000; 154.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°56′N 154°0′E / 76.933°N 154.000°E / 76.933; 154.000 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea
70°54′N 154°0′E / 70.900°N 154.000°E / 70.900; 154.000 (Russia)  Russia Sakha Republic (Yukaghir Highlands)
Magadan Oblast — from 65°52′N 154°0′E / 65.867°N 154.000°E / 65.867; 154.000 (Magadan Oblast)
59°4′N 154°0′E / 59.067°N 154.000°E / 59.067; 154.000 (Sea of Okhotsk) Sea of Okhotsk
48°57′N 154°0′E / 48.950°N 154.000°E / 48.950; 154.000 (Russia)  Russia Sakhalin Oblast — islands of Ekarma and Shiashkotan, Kuril Islands
48°43′N 154°0′E / 48.717°N 154.000°E / 48.717; 154.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Minami-Tori-shima,  Japan (at 24°17′N 153°59′E / 24.283°N 153.983°E / 24.283; 153.983 (Minami-Tori-shima))
Passing just east of Lukunor atoll,  Federated States of Micronesia (at 5°30′N 153°49′E / 5.500°N 153.817°E / 5.500; 153.817 (Lukunor))
Passing just west of Nissan Island,  Papua New Guinea (at 4°32′S 154°14′E / 4.533°S 154.233°E / -4.533; 154.233 (Nissan Island))
4°18′S 154°0′E / 4.300°S 154.000°E / -4.300; 154.000 (Solomon Sea) Solomon Sea
11°21′S 154°0′E / 11.350°S 154.000°E / -11.350; 154.000 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Rossel Island
11°24′S 154°0′E / 11.400°S 154.000°E / -11.400; 154.000 (Coral Sea) Coral Sea Passing through  Australia's Coral Sea Islands Territory
29°59′S 154°0′E / 29.983°S 154.000°E / -29.983; 154.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 154°0′E / 60.000°S 154.000°E / -60.000; 154.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
68°24′S 154°0′E / 68.400°S 154.000°E / -68.400; 154.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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