99th meridian east

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99th meridian east

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

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 99th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 99°0′E / 90.000°N 99.000°E / 90.000; 99.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°45′N 99°0′E / 80.750°N 99.000°E / 80.750; 99.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
80°3′N 99°0′E / 80.050°N 99.000°E / 80.050; 99.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk KraiOctober Revolution Island, Severnaya Zemlya
78°48′N 99°0′E / 78.800°N 99.000°E / 78.800; 99.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
76°30′N 99°0′E / 76.500°N 99.000°E / 76.500; 99.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk Krai
Irkutsk Oblast — from 57°44′N 99°0′E / 57.733°N 99.000°E / 57.733; 99.000 (Irkutsk Oblast)
Tuva Republic — from 53°7′N 99°0′E / 53.117°N 99.000°E / 53.117; 99.000 (Tuva Republic)
Republic of Buryatia — from 52°55′N 99°0′E / 52.917°N 99.000°E / 52.917; 99.000 (Buryatia)
52°7′N 99°0′E / 52.117°N 99.000°E / 52.117; 99.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
42°36′N 99°0′E / 42.600°N 99.000°E / 42.600; 99.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Gansu — from 40°47′N 99°0′E / 40.783°N 99.000°E / 40.783; 99.000 (Gansu)
Qinghai — from 38°57′N 99°0′E / 38.950°N 99.000°E / 38.950; 99.000 (Qinghai)
Sichuan — from 33°5′N 99°0′E / 33.083°N 99.000°E / 33.083; 99.000 (Sichuan)
Tibet — from 30°9′N 99°0′E / 30.150°N 99.000°E / 30.150; 99.000 (Tibet)
Sichuan — for about 9 km from 29°47′N 99°0′E / 29.783°N 99.000°E / 29.783; 99.000 (Sichuan)
Tibet — from 29°38′N 99°0′E / 29.633°N 99.000°E / 29.633; 99.000 (Tibet)
Yunnan — for about 12 km from 29°12′N 99°0′E / 29.200°N 99.000°E / 29.200; 99.000 (Yunnan)
Tibet — for about 7 km from 29°6′N 99°0′E / 29.100°N 99.000°E / 29.100; 99.000 (Tibet)
Yunnan — from 29°1′N 99°0′E / 29.017°N 99.000°E / 29.017; 99.000 (Yunnan)
23°10′N 99°0′E / 23.167°N 99.000°E / 23.167; 99.000 (Myanmar)  Myanmar (Burma)
19°46′N 99°0′E / 19.767°N 99.000°E / 19.767; 99.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
14°1′N 99°0′E / 14.017°N 99.000°E / 14.017; 99.000 (Myanmar)  Myanmar (Burma)
10°50′N 99°0′E / 10.833°N 99.000°E / 10.833; 99.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
7°53′N 99°0′E / 7.883°N 99.000°E / 7.883; 99.000 (Strait of Malacca) Strait of Malacca Passing just west of Ko Lanta Yai island,  Thailand (at 7°38′N 99°1′E / 7.633°N 99.017°E / 7.633; 99.017 (Ko Lanta Yai))
Passing just west of Ko Rawi island,  Thailand (at 6°32′N 99°10′E / 6.533°N 99.167°E / 6.533; 99.167 (Ko Rawi))
3°39′N 99°0′E / 3.650°N 99.000°E / 3.650; 99.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Sumatra
0°49′N 99°0′E / 0.817°N 99.000°E / 0.817; 99.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just east of the island of Pini,  Indonesia (at 0°6′N 98°51′E / 0.100°N 98.850°E / 0.100; 98.850 (Pini))
1°10′S 99°0′E / 1.167°S 99.000°E / -1.167; 99.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Siberut
1°46′S 99°0′E / 1.767°S 99.000°E / -1.767; 99.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 99°0′E / 60.000°S 99.000°E / -60.000; 99.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
65°47′S 99°0′E / 65.783°S 99.000°E / -65.783; 99.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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