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150th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
150°
150th meridian east
150° monument in Marulan, New South Wales

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

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 150th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
East Siberian Sea
 Russia Sakha RepublicNew Siberia Island
East Siberian Sea
 Russia Sakha Republic
Magadan Oblast — from
Sea of Okhotsk
 Russia Sakhalin Oblast — island of Urup, Kuril Islands
Pacific Ocean
 Federated States of Micronesia Namonuito Atoll
Pacific Ocean
 Papua New Guinea Emirau Island
Pacific Ocean Bismarck Sea
 Papua New Guinea New Hanover Island
Pacific Ocean Bismarck Sea
 Papua New Guinea Island of New Britain
Solomon Sea
 Papua New Guinea Island of New Guinea
Solomon Sea Goodenough Bay
 Papua New Guinea Island of New Guinea
Pacific Ocean Coral Sea — passing just east of Willis Island in the Coral Sea Islands Territory (at )
 Australia Queensland
New South Wales — from
Pacific Ocean
 Australia New South WalesGreen Cape
Pacific Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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