9th meridian west

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9th meridian west

The meridian 9° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 9th meridian west forms a great circle with the 171st meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 9th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 9°0′W / 90.000°N 9.000°W / 90.000; -9.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
82°8′N 9°0′W / 82.133°N 9.000°W / 82.133; -9.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
70°52′N 9°0′W / 70.867°N 9.000°W / 70.867; -9.000 (Norway)  Norway Island of Jan Mayen
70°49′N 9°0′W / 70.817°N 9.000°W / 70.817; -9.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
54°18′N 9°0′W / 54.300°N 9.000°W / 54.300; -9.000 (Ireland)  Ireland
51°34′N 9°0′W / 51.567°N 9.000°W / 51.567; -9.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
43°14′N 9°0′W / 43.233°N 9.000°W / 43.233; -9.000 (Spain)  Spain Mainland and island of Sálvora
42°28′N 9°0′W / 42.467°N 9.000°W / 42.467; -9.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
39°48′N 9°0′W / 39.800°N 9.000°W / 39.800; -9.000 (Portugal)  Portugal Passing just east of Lisbon (at 38°42′N 9°8′W / 38.700°N 9.133°W / 38.700; -9.133 (Lisbon))
38°27′N 9°0′W / 38.450°N 9.000°W / 38.450; -9.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Passing just west of Cape St. Vincent,  Portugal (at 37°1′N 8°59′W / 37.017°N 8.983°W / 37.017; -8.983 (Cape St. Vincent))
32°47′N 9°0′W / 32.783°N 9.000°W / 32.783; -9.000 (Morocco)  Morocco
27°40′N 9°0′W / 27.667°N 9.000°W / 27.667; -9.000 (Western Sahara) Western Sahara Claimed by  Morocco
26°0′N 9°0′W / 26.000°N 9.000°W / 26.000; -9.000 (Mauritania)  Mauritania
15°30′N 9°0′W / 15.500°N 9.000°W / 15.500; -9.000 (Mali)  Mali
12°22′N 9°0′W / 12.367°N 9.000°W / 12.367; -9.000 (Guinea)  Guinea
7°14′N 9°0′W / 7.233°N 9.000°W / 7.233; -9.000 (Liberia)  Liberia
4°58′N 9°0′W / 4.967°N 9.000°W / 4.967; -9.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 9°0′W / 60.000°S 9.000°W / -60.000; -9.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
70°27′S 9°0′W / 70.450°S 9.000°W / -70.450; -9.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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