112th meridian east

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112th meridian east

The meridian 112° 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.

The 112th meridian east forms a great circle with the 68th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 112th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 112°0′E / 90.000°N 112.000°E / 90.000; 112.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
79°17′N 112°0′E / 79.283°N 112.000°E / 79.283; 112.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
76°34′N 112°0′E / 76.567°N 112.000°E / 76.567; 112.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk KraiTaymyr Peninsula
74°46′N 112°0′E / 74.767°N 112.000°E / 74.767; 112.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
74°31′N 112°0′E / 74.517°N 112.000°E / 74.517; 112.000 (Russia)  Russia Sakha RepublicBolshoy Begichev Island
74°12′N 112°0′E / 74.200°N 112.000°E / 74.200; 112.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
73°43′N 112°0′E / 73.717°N 112.000°E / 73.717; 112.000 (Russia)  Russia Sakha Republic
Krasnoyarsk Krai — from 71°24′N 112°0′E / 71.400°N 112.000°E / 71.400; 112.000 (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
Sakha Republic — from 71°2′N 112°0′E / 71.033°N 112.000°E / 71.033; 112.000 (Sakha Republic)
Irkutsk Oblast — from 59°22′N 112°0′E / 59.367°N 112.000°E / 59.367; 112.000 (Irkutsk Oblast)
Republic of Buryatia — from 56°57′N 112°0′E / 56.950°N 112.000°E / 56.950; 112.000 (Buryatia)
Zabaykalsky Krai — from 52°13′N 112°0′E / 52.217°N 112.000°E / 52.217; 112.000 (Zabaykalsky Krai)
49°25′N 112°0′E / 49.417°N 112.000°E / 49.417; 112.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
45°5′N 112°0′E / 45.083°N 112.000°E / 45.083; 112.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
43°49′N 112°0′E / 43.817°N 112.000°E / 43.817; 112.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia For about 6 km
43°46′N 112°0′E / 43.767°N 112.000°E / 43.767; 112.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Shanxi – from 39°50′N 112°0′E / 39.833°N 112.000°E / 39.833; 112.000 (Shanxi)
Henan – from 35°4′N 112°0′E / 35.067°N 112.000°E / 35.067; 112.000 (Henan)
Hubei – from 32°25′N 112°0′E / 32.417°N 112.000°E / 32.417; 112.000 (Hubei)
Hunan – from 29°45′N 112°0′E / 29.750°N 112.000°E / 29.750; 112.000 (Hunan)
Guangxi – for about 3 km from 24°45′N 112°0′E / 24.750°N 112.000°E / 24.750; 112.000 (Guangxi)
Guangdong – from 24°44′N 112°0′E / 24.733°N 112.000°E / 24.733; 112.000 (Guangdong)
Guangxi - for about 6 km from 24°33′N 112°0′E / 24.550°N 112.000°E / 24.550; 112.000 (Guangxi)
Guangdong - for about 5 km from 24°29′N 112°0′E / 24.483°N 112.000°E / 24.483; 112.000 (Guangdong)
Guangxi – from 24°27′N 112°0′E / 24.450°N 112.000°E / 24.450; 112.000 (Guangxi)
Guangdong – from 24°17′N 112°0′E / 24.283°N 112.000°E / 24.283; 112.000 (Guangdong)
21°45′N 112°0′E / 21.750°N 112.000°E / 21.750; 112.000 (South China Sea) South China Sea
21°39′N 112°0′E / 21.650°N 112.000°E / 21.650; 112.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Guangdong – Hailing Island
21°37′N 112°0′E / 21.617°N 112.000°E / 21.617; 112.000 (South China Sea) South China Sea Passing through the disputed Paracel Islands
Passing through the disputed Spratly Islands
2°54′N 112°0′E / 2.900°N 112.000°E / 2.900; 112.000 (Malaysia)  Malaysia Sarawak – on the island of Borneo
1°7′N 112°0′E / 1.117°N 112.000°E / 1.117; 112.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Borneo
3°29′S 112°0′E / 3.483°S 112.000°E / -3.483; 112.000 (Java Sea) Java Sea
6°48′S 112°0′E / 6.800°S 112.000°E / -6.800; 112.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Java
8°18′S 112°0′E / 8.300°S 112.000°E / -8.300; 112.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 112°0′E / 60.000°S 112.000°E / -60.000; 112.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
65°54′S 112°0′E / 65.900°S 112.000°E / -65.900; 112.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia


Preceded by
111st meridian east
112th meridian east

forms a great circle with

68th meridian west

Succeeded by
113rd meridian east