173rd meridian east
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The meridian 173° 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.
From Pole to Pole
Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes Arctic Ocean East Siberian Sea Russia Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
Kamchatka Krai — from
Bering Sea United States Alaska — Attu Island Pacific Ocean Kiribati Makin Islands Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Butaritari atoll, Kiribati (at ) Kiribati Abaiang and Tarawa atolls Pacific Ocean Kiribati Maiana atoll Pacific Ocean New Zealand North Island — North Auckland Peninsula, passing close by the island's northernmost point, the Surville Cliffs Pacific Ocean New Zealand South Island Pacific Ocean Pegasus Bay New Zealand South Island — Banks Peninsula Pacific Ocean Southern Ocean Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by New Zealand