81st meridian east

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81st meridian east
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The meridian 81° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 81st meridian east forms a great circle with the 99th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 81st meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 81°0′E / 90.000°N 81.000°E / 90.000; 81.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°7′N 81°0′E / 81.117°N 81.000°E / 81.117; 81.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
73°34′N 81°0′E / 73.567°N 81.000°E / 73.567; 81.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk Krai
72°24′N 81°0′E / 72.400°N 81.000°E / 72.400; 81.000 (Yenisei Gulf) Yenisei Gulf
71°56′N 81°0′E / 71.933°N 81.000°E / 71.933; 81.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk Krai
Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug — from 69°12′N 81°0′E / 69.200°N 81.000°E / 69.200; 81.000 (Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug)
Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug — from 63°9′N 81°0′E / 63.150°N 81.000°E / 63.150; 81.000 (Khanti-Mansi Autonomous Okrug)
Tomsk Oblast — from 60°46′N 81°0′E / 60.767°N 81.000°E / 60.767; 81.000 (Tomsk Oblast)
Novosibirsk Oblast — from 56°31′N 81°0′E / 56.517°N 81.000°E / 56.517; 81.000 (Novosibirsk Oblast)
Altai Krai — from 54°17′N 81°0′E / 54.283°N 81.000°E / 54.283; 81.000 (Altai Krai)
51°12′N 81°0′E / 51.200°N 81.000°E / 51.200; 81.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
45°10′N 81°0′E / 45.167°N 81.000°E / 45.167; 81.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Xinjiang
Tibet — from 35°19′N 81°0′E / 35.317°N 81.000°E / 35.317; 81.000 (Tibet)
30°16′N 81°0′E / 30.267°N 81.000°E / 30.267; 81.000 (India)  India Uttarakhand — for about 7 km
30°12′N 81°0′E / 30.200°N 81.000°E / 30.200; 81.000 (Nepal)    Nepal
28°27′N 81°0′E / 28.450°N 81.000°E / 28.450; 81.000 (India)  India Uttar Pradesh, passing just east of Lucknow at 26°51′N 80°57′E / 26.850°N 80.950°E / 26.850; 80.950 (Lucknow)
Madhya Pradesh — from 24°56′N 81°0′E / 24.933°N 81.000°E / 24.933; 81.000 (Madhya Pradesh)
Chhattisgarh — from 22°7′N 81°0′E / 22.117°N 81.000°E / 22.117; 81.000 (Chhattisharh)
Telangana — from 17°53′N 81°0′E / 17.883°N 81.000°E / 17.883; 81.000 (Telangana)
Andhra Pradesh — from 17°11′N 81°0′E / 17.183°N 81.000°E / 17.183; 81.000 (Adhra Pradesh)
15°44′N 81°0′E / 15.733°N 81.000°E / 15.733; 81.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Bay of Bengal
8°56′N 81°0′E / 8.933°N 81.000°E / 8.933; 81.000 (Sri Lanka)  Sri Lanka
6°6′N 81°0′E / 6.100°N 81.000°E / 6.100; 81.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 81°0′E / 60.000°S 81.000°E / -60.000; 81.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
67°52′S 81°0′E / 67.867°S 81.000°E / -67.867; 81.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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