63rd meridian east

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63rd meridian east

The meridian 63° 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 63rd meridian east forms a great circle with the 117th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 63rd meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 63°0′E / 90.000°N 63.000°E / 90.000; 63.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°42′N 63°0′E / 81.700°N 63.000°E / 81.700; 63.000 (Russia)  Russia Eva Island, Franz Josef Land
81°34′N 63°0′E / 81.567°N 63.000°E / 81.567; 63.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°53′N 63°0′E / 80.883°N 63.000°E / 80.883; 63.000 (Russia)  Russia Graham Bell Island, Franz Josef Land
80°40′N 63°0′E / 80.667°N 63.000°E / 80.667; 63.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
76°14′N 63°0′E / 76.233°N 63.000°E / 76.233; 63.000 (Russia)  Russia Severny Island, Novaya Zemlya
75°33′N 63°0′E / 75.550°N 63.000°E / 75.550; 63.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
69°42′N 63°0′E / 69.700°N 63.000°E / 69.700; 63.000 (Russia)  Russia
54°6′N 63°0′E / 54.100°N 63.000°E / 54.100; 63.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
43°37′N 63°0′E / 43.617°N 63.000°E / 43.617; 63.000 (Uzbekistan)  Uzbekistan
39°40′N 63°0′E / 39.667°N 63.000°E / 39.667; 63.000 (Turkmenistan)  Turkmenistan
35°25′N 63°0′E / 35.417°N 63.000°E / 35.417; 63.000 (Afghanistan)  Afghanistan
29°26′N 63°0′E / 29.433°N 63.000°E / 29.433; 63.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Balochistan
27°12′N 63°0′E / 27.200°N 63.000°E / 27.200; 63.000 (Iran)  Iran
26°39′N 63°0′E / 26.650°N 63.000°E / 26.650; 63.000 (Pakistan)  Pakistan Balochistan
25°12′N 63°0′E / 25.200°N 63.000°E / 25.200; 63.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing west of the island of Rodrigues,  Mauritius
60°0′S 63°0′E / 60.000°S 63.000°E / -60.000; 63.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
67°36′S 63°0′E / 67.600°S 63.000°E / -67.600; 63.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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