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49°
49th meridian east

The meridian 49° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Madagascar, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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The 49th meridian east forms a great circle with the 131st meridian west.

From Pole to PoleEdit

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 49th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 49°0′E / 90.000°N 49.000°E / 90.000; 49.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°31′N 49°0′E / 80.517°N 49.000°E / 80.517; 49.000 (Russia)   Russia Island of Zemlya Georga, Franz Josef Land
80°22′N 49°0′E / 80.367°N 49.000°E / 80.367; 49.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea Nightingale Channel
80°12′N 49°0′E / 80.200°N 49.000°E / 80.200; 49.000 (Russia)   Russia Island of Zemlya Georga, Franz Josef Land
80°10′N 49°0′E / 80.167°N 49.000°E / 80.167; 49.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
69°30′N 49°0′E / 69.500°N 49.000°E / 69.500; 49.000 (Russia)   Russia Kolguyev island
68°44′N 49°0′E / 68.733°N 49.000°E / 68.733; 49.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
67°50′N 49°0′E / 67.833°N 49.000°E / 67.833; 49.000 (Russia)   Russia Passing just west of Kazan
50°43′N 49°0′E / 50.717°N 49.000°E / 50.717; 49.000 (Kazakhstan)   Kazakhstan
46°25′N 49°0′E / 46.417°N 49.000°E / 46.417; 49.000 (Russia)   Russia
46°8′N 49°0′E / 46.133°N 49.000°E / 46.133; 49.000 (Caspian Sea) Caspian Sea
41°27′N 49°0′E / 41.450°N 49.000°E / 41.450; 49.000 (Azerbaijan)   Azerbaijan
39°11′N 49°0′E / 39.183°N 49.000°E / 39.183; 49.000 (Caspian Sea) Caspian Sea
37°44′N 49°0′E / 37.733°N 49.000°E / 37.733; 49.000 (Iran)   Iran
30°20′N 49°0′E / 30.333°N 49.000°E / 30.333; 49.000 (Persian Gulf) Persian Gulf
27°36′N 49°0′E / 27.600°N 49.000°E / 27.600; 49.000 (Saudi Arabia)   Saudi Arabia
18°29′N 49°0′E / 18.483°N 49.000°E / 18.483; 49.000 (Yemen)   Yemen
14°19′N 49°0′E / 14.317°N 49.000°E / 14.317; 49.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Gulf of Aden
11°15′N 49°0′E / 11.250°N 49.000°E / 11.250; 49.000 (Yemen)   Somalia
6°4′N 49°0′E / 6.067°N 49.000°E / 6.067; 49.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
12°19′S 49°0′E / 12.317°S 49.000°E / -12.317; 49.000 (Madagascar)   Madagascar
19°14′S 49°0′E / 19.233°S 49.000°E / -19.233; 49.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 49°0′E / 60.000°S 49.000°E / -60.000; 49.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Passing just east of White Island, Antarctica
66°54′S 49°0′E / 66.900°S 49.000°E / -66.900; 49.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by   Australia

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