148th meridian east


The meridian 148° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, Australasia, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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148th meridian east
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The 148th meridian east forms a great circle with the 32nd meridian west.

From Pole to Pole


Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 148th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 148°0′E Arctic Ocean
76°40′N 148°0′E East Siberian Sea
75°24′N 148°0′E  Russia Sakha Republic — island of New Siberia
74°51′N 148°0′E East Siberian Sea
72°19′N 148°0′E  Russia Sakha Republic
Magadan Oblast — from 63°56′N 148°0′E
59°23′N 148°0′E Sea of Okhotsk
45°20′N 148°0′E Kuril Islands Island of Iturup, administered by  Russia (Sakhalin Oblast), but claimed by  Japan (Hokkaidō Prefecture)
45°1′N 148°0′E Pacific Ocean Passing just west of the island of Nauna,  Papua New Guinea (at 2°12′S 148°11′E)
Passing just east of Rambutyo Island,  Papua New Guinea (at 2°17′S 147°52′E)
Bismarck Sea - passing just west of Sakar Island,  Papua New Guinea (at 5°24′S 148°3′E)
5°33′S 148°0′E  Papua New Guinea Umboi Island
5°50′S 148°0′E Solomon Sea
8°4′S 148°0′E  Papua New Guinea Island of New Guinea
10°9′S 148°0′E Pacific Ocean Coral Sea — passing through  Australia's Coral Sea Islands Territory
19°55′S 148°0′E  Australia Queensland
New South Wales — from 29°0′S 148°0′E
Victoria — from 36°8′S 148°0′E
37°53′S 148°0′E Pacific Ocean Tasman Sea
39°38′S 148°0′E  Australia TasmaniaOuter Sister Island, Flinders Island, Long Island and Cape Barren Island
40°25′S 148°0′E Bass Strait Passing just west of Clarke Island, Tasmania,  Australia (at 40°32′S 148°5′E)
40°45′S 148°0′E  Australia Tasmania
42°31′S 148°0′E Pacific Ocean Tasman Sea — passing just west of Maria Island, Tasmania,  Australia (at 42°39′S 148°1′E)
43°13′S 148°0′E  Australia TasmaniaTasman Peninsula
43°15′S 148°0′E Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 148°0′E Southern Ocean
67°48′S 148°0′E Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia
68°17′S 148°0′E Southern Ocean Buckley Bay
68°25′S 148°0′E Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also