167th meridian west

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167th meridian west

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

From Pole to Pole[edit]

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

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 167°0′W / 90.000°N 167.000°W / 90.000; -167.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
71°48′N 167°0′W / 71.800°N 167.000°W / 71.800; -167.000 (Chukchi Sea) Chukchi Sea Passing just west of Point Hope, Alaska,  United States (at 68°21′N 166°50′W / 68.350°N 166.833°W / 68.350; -166.833 (Point Hope))
66°33′N 167°0′W / 66.550°N 167.000°W / 66.550; -167.000 (Bering Sea) Bering Sea
66°0′N 167°0′W / 66.000°N 167.000°W / 66.000; -167.000 (United States)  United States AlaskaSeward Peninsula
65°22′N 167°0′W / 65.367°N 167.000°W / 65.367; -167.000 (Bering Sea) Bering Sea
60°13′N 167°0′W / 60.217°N 167.000°W / 60.217; -167.000 (United States)  United States AlaskaNunivak Island
59°59′N 167°0′W / 59.983°N 167.000°W / 59.983; -167.000 (Bering Sea) Bering Sea
53°57′N 167°0′W / 53.950°N 167.000°W / 53.950; -167.000 (United States)  United States AlaskaUnalaska Island
53°25′N 167°0′W / 53.417°N 167.000°W / 53.417; -167.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean The meridian defines the eastern maritime boundary of the  Cook Islands from 8°0′S 167°0′W / 8.000°S 167.000°W / -8.000; -167.000 to 23°0′S 167°0′W / 23.000°S 167.000°W / -23.000; -167.000
60°0′S 167°0′W / 60.000°S 167.000°W / -60.000; -167.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
78°28′S 167°0′W / 78.467°S 167.000°W / -78.467; -167.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand

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