7th meridian west

The meridian 7° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 7th meridian west forms a great circle with the 173rd meridian east.

Line across the Earth
7th meridian west

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 7th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 7°0′W / 90.000°N 7.000°W Arctic Ocean
82°2′N 7°0′W / 82.033°N 7.000°W Atlantic Ocean
62°20′N 7°0′W / 62.333°N 7.000°W  Faroe Islands Islands of Eysturoy, Streymoy and Koltur
62°5′N 7°0′W / 62.083°N 7.000°W Atlantic Ocean Passing just west of the island of Sandoy,  Faroe Islands (at 61°55′N 6°56′W / 61.917°N 6.933°W)
Passing just west of the island of Suðuroy,  Faroe Islands (at 61°38′N 7°0′W / 61.633°N 7.000°W)
58°14′N 7°0′W / 58.233°N 7.000°W  United Kingdom Scotland - Islands of Lewis, Taransay and Harris
57°45′N 7°0′W / 57.750°N 7.000°W Atlantic Ocean Little Minch
Sea of the Hebrides — from about 57°55′N 7°0′W / 57.917°N 7.000°W
passing just west of the island of Tiree, Scotland,  United Kingdom (at 56°30′N 6°59′W / 56.500°N 6.983°W)
and into an unnamed part of the ocean — from 56°30′N 7°0′W / 56.500°N 7.000°W
55°16′N 7°0′W / 55.267°N 7.000°W  Ireland Inishowen peninsula
55°12′N 7°0′W / 55.200°N 7.000°W Lough Foyle
55°6′N 7°0′W / 55.100°N 7.000°W  United Kingdom Northern Ireland
54°24′N 7°0′W / 54.400°N 7.000°W  Ireland
52°8′N 7°0′W / 52.133°N 7.000°W Atlantic Ocean Celtic Sea
an unnamed part of the ocean — from 47°9′N 7°0′W / 47.150°N 7.000°W
Bay of Biscay — from 44°50′N 7°0′W / 44.833°N 7.000°W
43°33′N 7°0′W / 43.550°N 7.000°W  Spain
41°57′N 7°0′W / 41.950°N 7.000°W  Portugal
40°14′N 7°0′W / 40.233°N 7.000°W  Spain For about 11 km
40°7′N 7°0′W / 40.117°N 7.000°W  Portugal
39°42′N 7°0′W / 39.700°N 7.000°W  Spain
39°5′N 7°0′W / 39.083°N 7.000°W  Portugal
38°58′N 7°0′W / 38.967°N 7.000°W  Spain
38°12′N 7°0′W / 38.200°N 7.000°W  Portugal
38°1′N 7°0′W / 38.017°N 7.000°W  Spain
37°11′N 7°0′W / 37.183°N 7.000°W Atlantic Ocean
33°54′N 7°0′W / 33.900°N 7.000°W  Morocco Passing just west of Rabat (at 34°1′N 6°50′W / 34.017°N 6.833°W)
29°39′N 7°0′W / 29.650°N 7.000°W  Algeria
26°20′N 7°0′W / 26.333°N 7.000°W  Mauritania
15°30′N 7°0′W / 15.500°N 7.000°W  Mali
10°11′N 7°0′W / 10.183°N 7.000°W  Ivory Coast
4°34′N 7°0′W / 4.567°N 7.000°W Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 7°0′W / 60.000°S 7.000°W Southern Ocean
70°24′S 7°0′W / 70.400°S 7.000°W Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

See also

173rd meridian east

The meridian 173° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 173rd meridian east forms a great circle with the 7th meridian west.

6th meridian west

The meridian 6° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 6th meridian west forms a great circle with the 174th meridian east.

7W

7W or 7-W may refer to:

Units of measurement7°W, or 7th meridian west, a longitude coordinate

7 watts

7 weeks

7 wins, abbreviated in a Win–loss record (pitching)Transportation7W, IATA code for Wind Rose Aviation

Ford 7W a passenger car built in the UK in the 1930s

Spartan 7W Executive, a model of Spartan Executive aircraft

7th meridian

7th meridian may refer to:

7th meridian east, a line of longitude east of the Greenwich Meridian

7th meridian west, a line of longitude west of the Greenwich Meridian

The Seventh Meridian of the Dominion Land Survey in Canada, 122° west of Greenwich

8th meridian west

The meridian 8° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 8th meridian west forms a great circle with the 172nd meridian east.

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