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9th Meridian West

Line across the Earth
9th meridian west

The meridian 9° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 9th meridian west forms a great circle with the 171st meridian east.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 9th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
 Norway Island of Jan Mayen
Atlantic Ocean
 Ireland
Atlantic Ocean
 Spain Mainland and island of Sálvora
Atlantic Ocean
 Portugal Passing just east of Lisbon (at )
Atlantic Ocean Passing just west of Cape St. Vincent,  Portugal (at )
 Morocco
Western Sahara Claimed by  Morocco
 Mauritania
 Mali
 Guinea
 Liberia
Atlantic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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