80th meridian east

The meridian 80° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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80th meridian east

The 80th meridian east forms a great circle with the 100th meridian west.

There is also an 80 Degrees East cafe in Nanganallur, Chennai, India named after this longitude.[1]

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 80th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 80°0′E Arctic Ocean
81°7′N 80°0′E Kara Sea
80°58′N 80°0′E  Russia Ushakov Island
80°50′N 80°0′E Kara Sea Passing just west of Dikson Island,  Russia
72°11′N 80°0′E  Russia
50°51′N 80°0′E  Kazakhstan
44°58′N 80°0′E  People's Republic of China Xinjiang – for about 18 km
44°48′N 80°0′E  Kazakhstan
42°22′N 80°0′E  Kyrgyzstan
42°2′N 80°0′E  People's Republic of China Xinjiang
35°27′N 80°0′E Aksai Chin Disputed between  India and  People's Republic of China
34°39′N 80°0′E  People's Republic of China Tibet
30°52′N 80°0′E Aksai Chin Disputed between  India and  People's Republic of China – for about 4 km
30°50′N 80°0′E  India Uttarakhand
Uttar Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
12°14′N 80°0′E Indian Ocean Bay of Bengal
9°48′N 80°0′E  Sri Lanka Jaffna Peninsula
9°36′N 80°0′E Indian Ocean Palk Strait
9°0′N 80°0′E  Sri Lanka
6°24′N 80°0′E Indian Ocean
60°0′S 80°0′E Southern Ocean
68°2′S 80°0′E Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also

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