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10th Meridian West

Line across the Earth
10°
10th meridian west

The meridian 10° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Ireland, Africa, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 10th meridian west forms a great circle with the 170th meridian east.

The meridian defines the western limit of the New Swabia area in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 10th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
 Ireland Mullet Peninsula, Achill Island, Clare Island and Connemara
Atlantic Ocean
 Ireland Dingle, Iveragh and Beara Peninsulas
Atlantic Ocean
 Morocco
Western Sahara Claimed by  Morocco
 Mauritania
 Mali
 Guinea
 Liberia
Atlantic Ocean
 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Gough Island
Atlantic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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