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125th Meridian West

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125th Meridian West

Line across the Earth
125th meridian west

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

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 125th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Beaufort Sea
 Canada Northwest TerritoriesBanks Island
Amundsen Gulf
 Canada Northwest Territories — passing through the Great Bear Lake
Yukon — from
British Columbia — from , the mainland, Raza Island and Cortes Island
Strait of Georgia
 Canada British ColumbiaVancouver Island
Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Cape Alava, Washington,  United States (at )
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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