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145th Meridian East

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145th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
145th meridian east

The meridian 145° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, Australasia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 145th meridian east forms a great circle with the 35th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 145th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
 Russia Faddeyevsky Island, New Siberian Islands
East Siberian Sea
Sea of Okhotsk Passing just east of the island of Sakhalin,  Russia (at )
 Japan Island of Hokkaidō
Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Farallon de Pajaros island,  Northern Mariana Islands (at )
Passing just west of Rota island,  Northern Mariana Islands (at )
Passing just east of  Guam (at )
Passing just west of the Hermit Islands,  Papua New Guinea (at ) and into the Bismarck Sea
 Papua New Guinea Island of Manam
Pacific Ocean Bismarck Sea
 Papua New Guinea
Coral Sea Passing just east of Howick Island, Queensland,  Australia (at )
 Australia Queensland
New South Wales — from
Victoria — from , passing through Melbourne (at )
Port Phillip Bay
 Australia VictoriaMornington Peninsula
Bass Strait Passing just east of Three Hummock Island, Tasmania,  Australia (at )
 Australia TasmaniaRobbins Island and the Tasmanian mainland
Indian Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean[1][2]
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also


  1. ^ Darby, Andrew (22 December 2003). "Canberra all at sea over position of Southern Ocean". The Age. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Indian Ocean". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 

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