124th meridian east

The meridian 124° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Australia, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 124th meridian east forms a great circle with the 56th meridian west.

Line across the Earth
124°
124th meridian east

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 124th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 124°0′E / 90.000°N 124.000°E Arctic Ocean
77°55′N 124°0′E / 77.917°N 124.000°E Laptev Sea
73°48′N 124°0′E / 73.800°N 124.000°E  Russia Sakha Republic — islands of the Lena Delta and the mainland
Amur Oblast — from 56°19′N 124°0′E / 56.317°N 124.000°E
53°25′N 124°0′E / 53.417°N 124.000°E  People's Republic of China Heilongjiang
Inner Mongolia — from 51°15′N 124°0′E / 51.250°N 124.000°E
Heilongjiang — from 48°23′N 124°0′E / 48.383°N 124.000°E
Jilin — from 45°54′N 124°0′E / 45.900°N 124.000°E
Liaoning — from 43°17′N 124°0′E / 43.283°N 124.000°E
39°48′N 124°0′E / 39.800°N 124.000°E Yellow Sea
33°17′N 124°0′E / 33.283°N 124.000°E East China Sea
24°20′N 124°0′E / 24.333°N 124.000°E  Japan Islands of Kohamajima and Kuroshima
24°13′N 124°0′E / 24.217°N 124.000°E Pacific Ocean Philippine Sea — passing just east of the island of Luzon,  Philippines (at 13°43′N 123°58′E / 13.717°N 123.967°E)
— passing just west of the island of Catanduanes,  Philippines (at 13°39′N 124°1′E / 13.650°N 124.017°E)
13°17′N 124°0′E / 13.283°N 124.000°E  Philippines Agutaya Island
13°13′N 124°0′E / 13.217°N 124.000°E Albay Gulf
13°5′N 124°0′E / 13.083°N 124.000°E  Philippines Island of Luzon
12°33′N 124°0′E / 12.550°N 124.000°E Samar Sea
12°2′N 124°0′E / 12.033°N 124.000°E  Philippines Island of Masbate
11°48′N 124°0′E / 11.800°N 124.000°E Visayan Sea
11°16′N 124°0′E / 11.267°N 124.000°E  Philippines Islands of Cebu and Mactan
10°17′N 124°0′E / 10.283°N 124.000°E Cebu Strait
9°58′N 124°0′E / 9.967°N 124.000°E  Philippines Island of Bohol
9°36′N 124°0′E / 9.600°N 124.000°E Bohol Sea
8°11′N 124°0′E / 8.183°N 124.000°E  Philippines Island of Mindanao
7°38′N 124°0′E / 7.633°N 124.000°E Celebes Sea Illana Bay
7°3′N 124°0′E / 7.050°N 124.000°E  Philippines Island of Mindanao
6°48′N 124°0′E / 6.800°N 124.000°E Celebes Sea
0°53′N 124°0′E / 0.883°N 124.000°E  Indonesia Island of Sulawesi (Minahassa Peninsula)
0°22′N 124°0′E / 0.367°N 124.000°E Molucca Sea
1°49′S 124°0′E / 1.817°S 124.000°E  Indonesia Island of Timpaus
1°51′S 124°0′E / 1.850°S 124.000°E Banda Sea
5°45′S 124°0′E / 5.750°S 124.000°E  Indonesia Tukangbesi Islands
5°58′S 124°0′E / 5.967°S 124.000°E Banda Sea
8°20′S 124°0′E / 8.333°S 124.000°E  Indonesia Island of Pantar
8°25′S 124°0′E / 8.417°S 124.000°E Savu Sea
9°20′S 124°0′E / 9.333°S 124.000°E  Indonesia Island of Timor
10°16′S 124°0′E / 10.267°S 124.000°E Timor Sea
11°45′S 124°0′E / 11.750°S 124.000°E Indian Ocean
16°15′S 124°0′E / 16.250°S 124.000°E  Australia Western Australia
33°26′S 124°0′E / 33.433°S 124.000°E Indian Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean[1][2]
60°0′S 124°0′E / 60.000°S 124.000°E Southern Ocean
66°9′S 124°0′E / 66.150°S 124.000°E Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also

References

  1. ^ Darby, Andrew (22 December 2003). "Canberra all at sea over position of Southern Ocean". The Age. Retrieved 13 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Indian Ocean". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 13 January 2013.
123rd meridian east

The meridian 123° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Australia, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 123rd meridian east forms a great circle with the 57th meridian west.

124th

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124th meridian east, a line of longitude 124° east of Greenwich

124th meridian west, a line of longitude 124° west of Greenwich

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124th meridian

124th meridian may refer to:

124th meridian east, a line of longitude east of the Greenwich Meridian

124th meridian west, a line of longitude west of the Greenwich Meridian

125th meridian east

The meridian 125° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, Australia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 125th meridian east forms a great circle with the 55th meridian west.

56th meridian west

The meridian 56° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Atlantic Ocean, South America, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 56th meridian west forms a great circle with the 124th meridian east.

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