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82nd Meridian West

Line across the Earth
82°
82nd meridian west

The meridian 82° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, Central America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 82nd meridian west forms a great circle with the 98th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 82nd meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
 Canada NunavutEllesmere Island
Jones Sound
 Canada NunavutDevon Island
Lancaster Sound
 Canada NunavutBaffin Island
Foxe Basin
 Canada NunavutMelville Peninsula (mainland)
Foxe Basin
 Canada NunavutSouthampton Island
Evans Strait
 Canada NunavutCoats Island
Hudson Bay
James Bay
 Canada NunavutAkimiski Island
James Bay
 Canada Ontario — mainland and Manitoulin Island
Lake Huron
 Canada Ontario
Lake Erie
 United States Ohio
West Virginia — from
Kentucky — for about 2 km from
Virginia — from
Tennessee — from
North Carolina — from
South Carolina — from
Georgia — from
Florida — from
Gulf of Mexico Passing just east of Boca Grande Key, Florida,  United States (at )
 Cuba
Caribbean Sea
 Cuba Canarreos Archipelago
Caribbean Sea
Gulf of Chiriquí
 Panama
Pacific Ocean Passing just west of the island of Coiba,  Panama (at )
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Territory claimed by  Chile

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