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140°
140th meridian west

The meridian 140° 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.

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The line is the divider in the area of warning responsibility between the National Hurricane Center and the Central Pacific Hurricane Center in the north Pacific Ocean.[1]

The 140th meridian west forms a great circle with the 40th meridian east.

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  1. ^ Jack Beven (2006-05-15). "Tropical Weather Outlook". National Hurricane Center. Retrieved 2008-09-04.[permanent dead link]