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102nd Meridian East

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102nd meridian east

The meridian 102° 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 102nd meridian east forms a great circle with the 78th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 102nd meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 102°0′E / 90.000°N 102.000°E / 90.000; 102.000 (Arctic Ocean)

Arctic Ocean
80°23′N 102°0′E / 80.383°N 102.000°E / 80.383; 102.000 (Laptev Sea)

Laptev Sea
15|N|102|0|E|type:country name=Russia


 Russia Bolshevik Island, Severnaya Zemlya
78°11′N 102°0′E / 78.183°N 102.000°E / 78.183; 102.000 (Kara Sea)

Kara Sea
18|N|102|0|E|type:country name=Russia


23|N|102|0|E|type:country name=Mongolia


17|N|102|0|E|type:country name=China


 People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Gansu – for about 14 km from 39°7′N 102°0′E / 39.117°N 102.000°E / 39.117; 102.000 (Gansu)
Inner Mongolia – for about 23 km from 39°0′N 102°0′E / 39.000°N 102.000°E / 39.000; 102.000 (Inner Mongolia)
Gansu – from 38°47′N 102°0′E / 38.783°N 102.000°E / 38.783; 102.000 (Gansu)
Qinghai – from 37°42′N 102°0′E / 37.700°N 102.000°E / 37.700; 102.000 (Qinghai)
Gansu – from 34°55′N 102°0′E / 34.917°N 102.000°E / 34.917; 102.000 (Gansu)
Qinghai – from 34°30′N 102°0′E / 34.500°N 102.000°E / 34.500; 102.000 (Qinghai)
Gansu – from 34°5′N 102°0′E / 34.083°N 102.000°E / 34.083; 102.000 (Gansu)
Sichuan – from 33°10′N 102°0′E / 33.167°N 102.000°E / 33.167; 102.000 (Sichuan)
Yunnan – from 26°5′N 102°0′E / 26.083°N 102.000°E / 26.083; 102.000 (Yunnan)

26|N|102|0|E|type:country name=Laos


8|N|102|0|E|type:country name=Thailand


12°32′N 102°0′E / 12.533°N 102.000°E / 12.533; 102.000 (Gulf of Thailand)

Gulf of Thailand
18|N|102|0|E|type:country name=Thailand


2|N|102|0|E|type:country name=Malaysia


2°22′N 102°0′E / 2.367°N 102.000°E / 2.367; 102.000 (Strait of Malacca)

Strait of Malacca
37|N|102|0|E|type:country name=Indonesia


 Indonesia Islands of Bengkalis and Sumatra
3°31′S 102°0′E / 3.517°S 102.000°E / -3.517; 102.000 (Indian Ocean)

Indian Ocean Passing just west of Enggano Island,  Indonesia (at 5°21′S 102°5′E / 5.350°S 102.083°E / -5.350; 102.083 (Enggano))

60°0′S 102°0′E / 60.000°S 102.000°E / -60.000; 102.000 (Southern Ocean)

Southern Ocean
44|S|102|0|E|type:country name=Antarctica


Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also

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