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80th Meridian East

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80th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
80th meridian east

The meridian 80° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 80th meridian east forms a great circle with the 100th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 80th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Kara Sea
 Russia Ushakov Island
Kara Sea Passing just west of Dikson Island,  Russia
 People's Republic of China Xinjiang – for about 18 km
 People's Republic of China Xinjiang
Aksai Chin Disputed between  India and  People's Republic of China
 People's Republic of China Tibet
Aksai Chin Disputed between  India and  People's Republic of China – for about 4 km
 India Uttarakhand
Uttar Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Indian Ocean Bay of Bengal
 Sri Lanka Jaffna Peninsula
Indian Ocean Palk Strait
 Sri Lanka
Indian Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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