140th meridian west
The meridian 140° 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.
From Pole to Pole
Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes 90°0′N 140°0′W Arctic Ocean 73°48′N 140°0′W Beaufort Sea 69°37′N 140°0′W Canada Yukon 60°11′N 140°0′W United States Alaska 59°46′N 140°0′W Pacific Ocean 8°49′S 140°0′W French Polynesia Island of Nuku Hiva 8°57′S 140°0′W Pacific Ocean Passing just east of Ua Pou island, French Polynesia (at 9°22′S 140°1′W)
Passing just east of Fakahina atoll,
French Polynesia (at 15°58′S 140°5′W) 60°0′S 140°0′W Southern Ocean 75°13′S 140°0′W Antarctica Unclaimed territory
- Jack Beven (2006-05-15). "Tropical Weather Outlook". National Hurricane Center. Retrieved 2008-09-04.