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135th Meridian West

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135th Meridian West

Line across the Earth
135th meridian west

The meridian 135° 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.

The 135th meridian west forms a great circle with the 45th meridian east.

The Alaska Time Zone is based on the mean solar time of this meridian.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 135th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Beaufort Sea
 Canada Northwest TerritoriesRichards Island and mainland
Yukon — from
British Columbia — from
 United States AlaskaAlaska Panhandle (mainland)
Lynn Canal
 United States AlaskaLincoln Island
Lynn Canal Passing just west of Admiralty Island, Alaska,  United States (at )
 United States AlaskaChichagof Island and Baranof Island
Pacific Ocean
 French Polynesia Island of Mangareva
Pacific Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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