62nd meridian east

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62nd meridian east

The meridian 62° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 62nd meridian east forms a great circle with the 118th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 60th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 62°0′E / 90.000°N 62.000°E / 90.000; 62.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°38′N 62°0′E / 81.633°N 62.000°E / 81.633; 62.000 (Russia)  Russia Adelaide Island and Frieden Island, Franz Josef Land
81°31′N 62°0′E / 81.517°N 62.000°E / 81.517; 62.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°51′N 62°0′E / 80.850°N 62.000°E / 80.850; 62.000 (Russia)  Russia Wilczek Island, Franz Josef Land
80°34′N 62°0′E / 80.567°N 62.000°E / 80.567; 62.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
76°16′N 62°0′E / 76.267°N 62.000°E / 76.267; 62.000 (Russia)  Russia Severny Island, Novaya Zemlya
75°26′N 62°0′E / 75.433°N 62.000°E / 75.433; 62.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
69°45′N 62°0′E / 69.750°N 62.000°E / 69.750; 62.000 (Russia)  Russia
53°57′N 62°0′E / 53.950°N 62.000°E / 53.950; 62.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
53°8′N 62°0′E / 53.133°N 62.000°E / 53.133; 62.000 (Russia)  Russia
52°57′N 62°0′E / 52.950°N 62.000°E / 52.950; 62.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
43°30′N 62°0′E / 43.500°N 62.000°E / 43.500; 62.000 (Uzbekistan)  Uzbekistan
40°53′N 62°0′E / 40.883°N 62.000°E / 40.883; 62.000 (Turkmenistan)  Turkmenistan
35°27′N 62°0′E / 35.450°N 62.000°E / 35.450; 62.000 (Afghanistan)  Afghanistan
29°31′N 62°0′E / 29.517°N 62.000°E / 29.517; 62.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Balochistan
28°32′N 62°0′E / 28.533°N 62.000°E / 28.533; 62.000 (Iran)  Iran
26°17′N 62°0′E / 26.283°N 62.000°E / 26.283; 62.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Balochistan
25°6′N 62°0′E / 25.100°N 62.000°E / 25.100; 62.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 62°0′E / 60.000°S 62.000°E / -60.000; 62.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
67°32′S 62°0′E / 67.533°S 62.000°E / -67.533; 62.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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