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141st Meridian West

Line across the Earth
141°
141st meridian west
The western border of Yukon (with Alaska) is defined by the meridian.

The meridian 141° 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.

The 141st meridian west forms a great circle with the 39th meridian east.

Part of the border between the United States (Alaska) and Canada (Yukon) is defined by the meridian.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 141st meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Beaufort Sea
 United States /  Canada border Alaska / Yukon
 United States Alaska (Yakutat City and Borough)
Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Eiao island,  French Polynesia (at )
Passing just east of Napuka atoll,  French Polynesia (at )
Passing just west of Fangatau atoll,  French Polynesia (at )
Passing just west of Amanu atoll,  French Polynesia (at )
 French Polynesia Hao atoll
Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Paraoa atoll,  French Polynesia (at )
Passing just east of Manuhangi atoll,  French Polynesia (at )
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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