156th meridian east
The meridian 156° 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.
From Pole to Pole
Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes Arctic Ocean East Siberian Sea Russia Sakha Republic
Magadan Oblast — from
Sea of Okhotsk Shelikhov Gulf Russia Kamchatka Krai — Kamchatka Peninsula Sea of Okhotsk Russia Sakhalin Oblast — island of Paramushir, Kuril Islands Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea (at ) Solomon Islands Ovau Island Solomon Sea Passing just west of Fauro Island, Solomon Islands (at )
Passing just east of Shortland Island, Solomon Islands (at )
Coral Sea Passing through the Coral Sea Islands Territory, Australia Pacific Ocean Southern Ocean Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by Australia