156th meridian west
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The meridian 156° 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.
From Pole to Pole
Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes Arctic Ocean United States Alaska Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Chirikof Island, Alaska, United States (at ) United States Hawaii — Maui island Pacific Ocean ʻAlenuihāhā Channel United States Hawaii — Hawaii island Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Starbuck Island, Kiribati (at )
The meridian defines the western maritime boundary of the Cook Islands from to
Southern Ocean Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by New Zealand