2nd meridian west
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The meridian 2° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.
From Pole to Pole
Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes Arctic Ocean Atlantic Ocean Passing just east of the island of Foula, Scotland, United Kingdom (at ) North Sea United Kingdom Scotland North Sea Passing just east of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom (at ) United Kingdom England — passing through Berwick-upon-Tweed (at ) and western Birmingham (at ) English Channel Passing just west of the Cotentin Peninsula, France (at )
Passing just east of the island of Jersey (at )
France Atlantic Ocean Bay of Biscay Spain Mediterranean Sea Alboran Sea Algeria Morocco Algeria Mali Burkina Faso Ghana Atlantic Ocean Southern Ocean Antarctica Queen Maud Land — claimed by Norway
Ordnance Survey of Great Britain
- "The true origin". Southampton: Ordnance Survey. 2007-09-04. Retrieved 2010-03-23.