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153rd Meridian East

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153rd meridian east

The meridian 153° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, Australasia, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 153rd meridian east forms a great circle with the 27th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 153rd meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 153°0′E / 90.000°N 153.000°E / 90.000; 153.000 (Arctic Ocean)

Arctic Ocean
76°56′N 153°0′E / 76.933°N 153.000°E / 76.933; 153.000 (East Siberian Sea)

East Siberian Sea Passing just east of Zhokhov Island,  Russia (at 76°10′N 152°57′E / 76.167°N 152.950°E / 76.167; 152.950 (Zhokhov Island))

49|N|153|0|E|type:country name=Russia


59°3′N 153°0′E / 59.050°N 153.000°E / 59.050; 153.000 (Sea of Okhotsk)

Sea of Okhotsk
46|N|153|0|E|type:country name=Russia


 Russia Kuril Islands — island of Rasshua
47°41′N 153°0′E / 47.683°N 153.000°E / 47.683; 153.000 (Pacific Ocean)

Pacific Ocean Passing just west of the Tanga Islands,  Papua New Guinea (at 3°30′S 153°10′E / 3.500°S 153.167°E / -3.500; 153.167 (Tanga Islands))

6|S|153|0|E|type:country name=Papua New Guinea


 Papua New Guinea Island of New Ireland
4°41′S 153°0′E / 4.683°S 153.000°E / -4.683; 153.000 (Solomon Sea)

Solomon Sea
9|S|153|0|E|type:country name=Papua New Guinea


 Papua New Guinea Woodlark Island
9°10′S 153°0′E / 9.167°S 153.000°E / -9.167; 153.000 (Solomon Sea)

Solomon Sea Passing just east of Misima Island,  Papua New Guinea (at 10°40′S 152°52′E / 10.667°S 152.867°E / -10.667; 152.867 (Misima Island))

9|S|153|0|E|type:country name=Papua New Guinea


 Papua New Guinea Panawina Island in the Louisiade Archipelago
11°37′S 153°0′E / 11.617°S 153.000°E / -11.617; 153.000 (Coral Sea)

Coral Sea Passing through  Australia's Coral Sea Islands Territory
26|S|153|0|E|type:country name=Australia


 Australia QueenslandFraser Island and mainland, passing through Brisbane (at 27°28′S 153°0′E / 27.467°S 153.000°E / -27.467; 153.000 (Brisbane))
New South Wales — from 28°21′S 153°0′E / 28.350°S 153.000°E / -28.350; 153.000 (New South Wales)

31°9′S 153°0′E / 31.150°S 153.000°E / -31.150; 153.000 (Pacific Ocean)

Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 153°0′E / 60.000°S 153.000°E / -60.000; 153.000 (Southern Ocean)

Southern Ocean
26|S|153|0|E|type:country name=Antarctica


Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also

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