91st meridian east

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91st meridian east

The meridian 91° 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 91st meridian east forms a great circle with the 89th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 91st meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 91°0′E / 90.000°N 91.000°E / 90.000; 91.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°13′N 91°0′E / 81.217°N 91.000°E / 81.217; 91.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk KraiSchmidt Island, Severnaya Zemlya
81°2′N 91°0′E / 81.033°N 91.000°E / 81.033; 91.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea Passing just west of Pioneer Island, Severnaya Zemlya, Krasnoyarsk Krai,  Russia
79°34′N 91°0′E / 79.567°N 91.000°E / 79.567; 91.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk KraiSedov Archipelago, Severnaya Zemlya
79°32′N 91°0′E / 79.533°N 91.000°E / 79.533; 91.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea Passing just east of the Kirov Islands, Krasnoyarsk Krai,  Russia
75°36′N 91°0′E / 75.600°N 91.000°E / 75.600; 91.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk Krai
Republic of Khakassia — from 54°37′N 91°0′E / 54.617°N 91.000°E / 54.617; 91.000 (Khakassia)
Krasnoyarsk Krai — from 52°37′N 91°0′E / 52.617°N 91.000°E / 52.617; 91.000 (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
Tuva Republic — from 51°56′N 91°0′E / 51.933°N 91.000°E / 51.933; 91.000 (Tuva Republic)
50°28′N 91°0′E / 50.467°N 91.000°E / 50.467; 91.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
46°46′N 91°0′E / 46.767°N 91.000°E / 46.767; 91.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Xinjiang
46°25′N 91°0′E / 46.417°N 91.000°E / 46.417; 91.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
46°8′N 91°0′E / 46.133°N 91.000°E / 46.133; 91.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Xinjiang - for about 16 km (9.9 mi)
46°0′N 91°0′E / 46.000°N 91.000°E / 46.000; 91.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
45°12′N 91°0′E / 45.200°N 91.000°E / 45.200; 91.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Xinjiang
Qinghai — from 38°42′N 91°0′E / 38.700°N 91.000°E / 38.700; 91.000 (Qinghai)
Xinjiang — from 37°30′N 91°0′E / 37.500°N 91.000°E / 37.500; 91.000 (Xinjiang)
Qinghai — from 36°55′N 91°0′E / 36.917°N 91.000°E / 36.917; 91.000 (Qinghai)
Xinjiang — from 36°33′N 91°0′E / 36.550°N 91.000°E / 36.550; 91.000 (Xinjiang)
Qinghai — from 36°6′N 91°0′E / 36.100°N 91.000°E / 36.100; 91.000 (Qinghai)
Tibet — from 33°14′N 91°0′E / 33.233°N 91.000°E / 33.233; 91.000 (Tibet), passing just west of Lhasa (at 29°39′N 91°8′E / 29.650°N 91.133°E / 29.650; 91.133 (Lhasa))
28°0′N 91°0′E / 28.000°N 91.000°E / 28.000; 91.000 (Bhutan)  Bhutan
26°47′N 91°0′E / 26.783°N 91.000°E / 26.783; 91.000 (India)  India Assam
Meghalaya — from 25°53′N 91°0′E / 25.883°N 91.000°E / 25.883; 91.000 (Meghalaya)
25°11′N 91°0′E / 25.183°N 91.000°E / 25.183; 91.000 (Bangladesh)  Bangladesh Mainland and islands in the Ganges Delta
22°14′N 91°0′E / 22.233°N 91.000°E / 22.233; 91.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 91°0′E / 60.000°S 91.000°E / -60.000; 91.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°37′S 91°0′E / 66.617°S 91.000°E / -66.617; 91.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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