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115th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
115°
115th meridian east

The meridian 115° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 115th meridian east forms a great circle with the 65th meridian west.

Between Australia and the 60th parallel south it forms the western boundary of the South Pacific Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 115th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Laptev Sea
 Russia Sakha Republic
Irkutsk Oblast — from
Republic of Buryatia — from
Zabaykalsky Krai — from
 Mongolia
 People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Hebei – from
Henan – from
Shandong – from
Henan – from
Anhui – for about 18 km from
Henan – from
Hubei – from
Jiangxi – from
Guangdong – from
South China Sea Passing through the disputed Spratly Islands
 Brunei On the island of Borneo
 Malaysia Sarawak - on the island of Borneo
 Indonesia On the island of Borneo
Java Sea
Bali Sea
 Indonesia Island of Bali
Indian Ocean
 Australia Western AustraliaThevenard Island
Indian Ocean
 Australia Western Australia
Indian Ocean
 Australia Western Australia
Indian Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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