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18th Meridian East

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18th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
18th meridian east

The meridian 18° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Atlantic Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 18th meridian east forms a great circle with the 162nd meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 18th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
 Norway Islands of Nordaustlandet and Spitsbergen, Svalbard
Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea
 Norway Island of Senja and the mainland
Baltic Sea Gulf of Bothnia
 Sweden Passing through Stockholm, just west of the city centre
Baltic Sea Passing between the islands of Stora Karlsö and Gotland,  Sweden
 Poland Passing through the centre of Bydgoszcz
 Czech Republic
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Croatia Mainland (for about 6 km) and the island of Koločep. Passing just west of Dubrovnik
Mediterranean Sea Adriatic Sea
Mediterranean Sea
 Central African Republic
 Republic of the Congo
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
 South Africa Northern Cape
Western Cape
Atlantic Ocean
 South Africa Western Cape
Atlantic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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