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130th Meridian West

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130th Meridian West

Line across the Earth
130th meridian west

The meridian 130° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 130th meridian west forms a great circle with the 50th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 130th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Beaufort Sea
 Canada Northwest Territories
Yukon — from
Northwest Territories — from
Yukon — from
British Columbia — from
 United States Alaska — for about 6 km, the most easterly part of the state (in the Misty Fjords National Monument)
 Canada British Columbia — mainland, Pitt Island and Banks Island
Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Pitcairn Island,  Pitcairn Islands (at )
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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