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175th Meridian East

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175th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
175th meridian east

The meridian 175° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 175th meridian east forms a great circle with the 5th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 175th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
East Siberian Sea
 Russia Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
Bering Sea
Pacific Ocean
 Kiribati Tabiteuea Atoll
Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Little Barrier Island,  New Zealand (at )
 New Zealand Waiheke Island and North Island — passing just west of the city of Wanganui (at )
Pacific Ocean
 New Zealand North Island — passing just west of the city of Upper Hutt (at )
Pacific Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Ross Dependencyclaimed by  New Zealand

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