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50th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
50°
50th meridian east

The meridian 50° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Madagascar, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 50th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
 Russia Island of Franz Josef Land
Barents Sea Nightingale Channel
 Russia Bruce Island, Franz Josef Land
Barents Sea Passing just west of Northbrook Island,  Russia
 Russia Island of Kolguyev
Barents Sea
 Russia
 Kazakhstan
Caspian Sea Passing just west of the Mangyshlak Peninsula,  Kazakhstan
 Azerbaijan Absheron peninsula, passing just east of Baku
Caspian Sea
 Iran
Persian Gulf
 Saudi Arabia
 Yemen
Indian Ocean Gulf of Aden
 Somalia
Indian Ocean
 Madagascar
Indian Ocean
 Madagascar Île Sainte-Marie
Indian Ocean Passing just west of the Western Group of the Crozet Islands,  French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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