149th meridian west

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149th meridian west
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The meridian 149° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 149th meridian west forms a great circle with the 31st meridian east.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 149th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 149°0′W / 90.000°N 149.000°W / 90.000; -149.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
72°29′N 149°0′W / 72.483°N 149.000°W / 72.483; -149.000 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea
70°26′N 149°0′W / 70.433°N 149.000°W / 70.433; -149.000 (United States)  United States Alaska
59°57′N 149°0′W / 59.950°N 149.000°W / 59.950; -149.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Tahiti,  French Polynesia (at 17°48′S 149°7′W / 17.800°S 149.117°W / -17.800; -149.117 (Tahiti))
60°0′S 149°0′W / 60.000°S 149.000°W / -60.000; -149.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
76°19′S 149°0′W / 76.317°S 149.000°W / -76.317; -149.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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