132nd meridian east

The meridian 132° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, Australia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

132nd meridian east

The 132nd meridian east forms a great circle with the 48th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 132nd meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 132°0′E Arctic Ocean
77°0′N 132°0′E Laptev Sea
71°16′N 132°0′E  Russia Sakha Republic
Khabarovsk Krai — from 58°3′N 132°0′E
Sakha Republic — from 57°46′N 132°0′E
Khabarovsk Krai — from 57°40′N 132°0′E
Amur Oblast — from 55°42′N 132°0′E
Khabarovsk Krai — from 54°56′N 132°0′E
Amur Oblast — from 53°9′N 132°0′E
Khabarovsk Krai — from 51°46′N 132°0′E
Jewish Autonomous Oblast — from 49°23′N 132°0′E
47°42′N 132°0′E  People's Republic of China Heilongjiang
45°15′N 132°0′E  Russia Primorsky Krai — Passing just east of Vladivostok (at 43°7′N 131°54′E)
43°6′N 132°0′E Sea of Japan Passing just east of the Liancourt Rocks (at 37°14′N 131°52′E)
34°51′N 132°0′E  Japan Island of Honshū
Shimane Prefecture
Yamaguchi Prefecture — from 34°22′N 132°0′E
33°54′N 132°0′E Inland Sea
33°19′N 132°0′E Bungo Channel
33°5′N 132°0′E  Japan Island of Kyūshū, Ōita Prefecture
32°49′N 132°0′E Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Pulo Anna,  Palau (at 4°39′N 131°58′E)
0°33′S 132°0′E  Indonesia Island of New Guinea
1°59′S 132°0′E Berau Bay
2°46′S 132°0′E  Indonesia Island of New Guinea
2°54′S 132°0′E Ceram Sea
5°18′S 132°0′E  Indonesia Island of Kur
5°22′S 132°0′E Banda Sea
6°59′S 132°0′E  Indonesia Island of Fordata
7°0′S 132°0′E Arafura Sea Passing just east of the island of Larat,  Indonesia (at 7°12′S 131°59′E)
11°7′S 132°0′E  Australia Northern TerritoryCobourg Peninsula
11°26′S 132°0′E Van Diemen Gulf
12°17′S 132°0′E  Australia Northern Territory
South Australia — from 26°0′S 132°0′E
31°52′S 132°0′E Indian Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean[1][2]
60°0′S 132°0′E Southern Ocean
66°11′S 132°0′E Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also


  1. Darby, Andrew (22 December 2003). "Canberra all at sea over position of Southern Ocean". The Age. Retrieved 13 January 2013.
  2. "Indian Ocean". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 13 January 2013.

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