167th meridian east

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167th meridian east

The meridian 167° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 167th meridian east forms a great circle with the 13th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 167th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 167°0′E / 90.000°N 167.000°E / 90.000; 167.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
74°39′N 167°0′E / 74.650°N 167.000°E / 74.650; 167.000 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea
69°29′N 167°0′E / 69.483°N 167.000°E / 69.483; 167.000 (Russia)  Russia Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
Kamchatka Krai — from 64°33′N 167°0′E / 64.550°N 167.000°E / 64.550; 167.000 (Kamchatka Krai)
60°18′N 167°0′E / 60.300°N 167.000°E / 60.300; 167.000 (Bering Sea) Bering Sea
54°45′N 167°0′E / 54.750°N 167.000°E / 54.750; 167.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
11°28′N 167°0′E / 11.467°N 167.000°E / 11.467; 167.000 (Marshall Islands)  Marshall Islands Rongelap Atoll
11°22′N 167°0′E / 11.367°N 167.000°E / 11.367; 167.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
9°19′N 167°0′E / 9.317°N 167.000°E / 9.317; 167.000 (Marshall Islands)  Marshall Islands Kwajalein Atoll
9°14′N 167°0′E / 9.233°N 167.000°E / 9.233; 167.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of  Nauru (at 0°31′S 166°56′E / 0.517°S 166.933°E / -0.517; 166.933 (Nauru))
9°48′S 167°0′E / 9.800°S 167.000°E / -9.800; 167.000 (Coral Sea) Coral Sea Passing just west of the Duff Islands,  Solomon Islands (at 9°50′S 167°6′E / 9.833°S 167.100°E / -9.833; 167.100 (Duff Islands))
Passing just east of the Vanikolo Islands,  Solomon Islands (at 11°38′S 166°59′E / 11.633°S 166.983°E / -11.633; 166.983 (Vanikolo Islands))
Passing just east of the Torres Islands,  Vanuatu (at 13°25′S 166°42′E / 13.417°S 166.700°E / -13.417; 166.700 (Torres Islands))
Passing just west of the Banks Islands,  Vanuatu (at 13°31′S 167°17′E / 13.517°S 167.283°E / -13.517; 167.283 (Banks Islands))
14°56′S 167°0′E / 14.933°S 167.000°E / -14.933; 167.000 (Vanuatu)  Vanuatu Island of Espiritu Santo
15°35′S 167°0′E / 15.583°S 167.000°E / -15.583; 167.000 (Coral Sea) Coral Sea Passing just west of the island of Malo,  Vanuatu (at 15°40′S 167°4′E / 15.667°S 167.067°E / -15.667; 167.067 (Malo))
Passing just west of the island of Malakula,  Vanuatu (at 16°5′S 167°9′E / 16.083°S 167.150°E / -16.083; 167.150 (Malakula))
Passing just west of the island of Lifou,  New Caledonia (at 20°55′S 167°1′E / 20.917°S 167.017°E / -20.917; 167.017 (Lifou))
22°14′S 167°0′E / 22.233°S 167.000°E / -22.233; 167.000 (New Caledonia)  New Caledonia
22°20′S 167°0′E / 22.333°S 167.000°E / -22.333; 167.000 (Coral Sea) Coral Sea
23°15′S 167°0′E / 23.250°S 167.000°E / -23.250; 167.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
45°7′S 167°0′E / 45.117°S 167.000°E / -45.117; 167.000 (New Zealand)  New Zealand South Island
46°13′S 167°0′E / 46.217°S 167.000°E / -46.217; 167.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 167°0′E / 60.000°S 167.000°E / -60.000; 167.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
70°48′S 167°0′E / 70.800°S 167.000°E / -70.800; 167.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand
73°36′S 167°0′E / 73.600°S 167.000°E / -73.600; 167.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Ross Sea
77°17′S 167°0′E / 77.283°S 167.000°E / -77.283; 167.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand

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