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177th meridian west

The meridian 177° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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The 177th meridian west forms a great circle with the 3rd meridian east.

From Pole to PoleEdit

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 177th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 177°0′W / 90.000°N 177.000°W / 90.000; -177.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
71°42′N 177°0′W / 71.700°N 177.000°W / 71.700; -177.000 (Chukchi Sea) Chukchi Sea Passing just east of Wrangel Island, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug,   Russia (at 71°13′N 177°27′W / 71.217°N 177.450°W / 71.217; -177.450 (Wrangel Island))
68°8′N 177°0′W / 68.133°N 177.000°W / 68.133; -177.000 (Russia)   Russia Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
65°36′N 177°0′W / 65.600°N 177.000°W / 65.600; -177.000 (Bering Sea) Bering Sea Passing just east of Kanaga Island, Alaska,   United States (at 51°54′N 177°2′W / 51.900°N 177.033°W / 51.900; -177.033 (Kanaga Island))
Passing just west of Adak Island, Alaska,   United States (at 51°37′N 176°59′W / 51.617°N 176.983°W / 51.617; -176.983 (Adak Island))
51°40′N 177°0′W / 51.667°N 177.000°W / 51.667; -177.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Midway Atoll,   United States Minor Outlying Islands (at 28°12′N 177°19′W / 28.200°N 177.317°W / 28.200; -177.317 (Midway Atoll))
Passing just west of Howland Island,   United States Minor Outlying Islands (at 0°48′N 176°38′W / 0.800°N 176.633°W / 0.800; -176.633 (Howland Island))
Passing just west of Chatham Island,   New Zealand (at 43°49′S 176°54′W / 43.817°S 176.900°W / -43.817; -176.900 (Chatham Island))
60°0′S 177°0′W / 60.000°S 177.000°W / -60.000; -177.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
78°25′S 177°0′W / 78.417°S 177.000°W / -78.417; -177.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by   New Zealand

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