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103rd Meridian West


103rd Meridian West

Line across the Earth
103rd meridian west

The meridian 103° 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.

In the United States, the border between New Mexico and Oklahoma is defined by the meridian.

The 103rd meridian west forms a great circle with the 77th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 103rd meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
 Canada NunavutEllef Ringnes Island and Thor Island
Maclean Strait
Unnamed waterbody
 Canada NunavutCameron Island, Île Vanier, Massey Island and Alexander Island
Austin Channel
Parry Channel Viscount Melville Sound
M'Clintock Channel Passing just west of Prince of Wales Island, Nunavut,  Canada (at )
 Canada NunavutVictoria
Queen Maud Gulf
 Canada Nunavut
Northwest Territories — from
Saskatchewan — from
 United States North Dakota
South Dakota — from
Nebraska — from
Colorado — from
New Mexico / Oklahoma border — from
Texas — from
 Mexico Coahuila
Durango — from
Zacatecas — from
Jalisco — from
Michoacán — from
Jalisco — from
Michoacán — from
Pacific Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Unclaimed territory
Southern Ocean Amundsen Sea
Antarctica Unclaimed territory

See also

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