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176th Meridian East

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176th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
176th meridian east

The meridian 176° 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 176th meridian east forms a great circle with the 4th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 176th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
East Siberian Sea
Bering Sea Passing just east of Buldir Island, Alaska,  United States (at )
Pacific Ocean
 Kiribati Beru Island
Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Tamana,  Kiribati (at )
Passing just west of the island of Nanumea,  Tuvalu (at )
 New Zealand Matakana Island and North Island — passing through the country's largest lake, Lake Taupo (at )
Pacific Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Ross Dependencyclaimed by  New Zealand

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