Principal meridians of Alaska

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BLM map of the meridians

The five principal meridians of Alaska are the Copper River meridian (established 1905), Fairbanks meridian (adopted 1910), Kateel River meridian (adopted 1911), Seward meridian (adopted 1956) and Umiat meridian (adopted 1956).[1][citation needed]

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Name Adopted Initial point
Copper River Meridian 1905 61°49′04″N 145°18′37″W / 61.81778°N 145.31028°W / 61.81778; -145.31028 (Copper River Meridian)
Fairbanks Meridian 1910 64°51′49.08″N 147°38′35.16″W / 64.8636333°N 147.6431000°W / 64.8636333; -147.6431000 (Fairbanks Meridian)
Kateel River Meridian 1956 65°26′16.374″N 158°45′31.01″W / 65.43788167°N 158.7586139°W / 65.43788167; -158.7586139 (Kateel River Meridian)
Seward Meridian 1911 60°07′37″N 149°21′26″W / 60.12694°N 149.35722°W / 60.12694; -149.35722 (Seward Meridian)
Umiat Meridian 1956 69°23′29.654″N 152°00′04.55″W / 69.39157056°N 152.0012639°W / 69.39157056; -152.0012639 (Umiat Meridian)

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