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30th Meridian East

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30th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
30th meridian east

The meridian 30° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Turkey, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 30th meridian east forms a great circle with the 150th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 30th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Barents Sea Passing between the islands of Kongsøya and Abeløya, Svalbard,  Norway
 Norway Passing just west of Kirkenes
 Finland For about 8 km
 Russia For about 2 km
Baltic Sea Gulf of Finland
 Russia Passing just west of Saint Petersburg
 Moldova For about 12 km
Black Sea
Mediterranean Sea
 South Sudan
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
 Rwanda Passing just west of Kigali
Lake Tanganyika
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
 South Africa Limpopo
Eastern Cape
Indian Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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