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26th Meridian East

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26th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
26th meridian east

The meridian 26° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 26th meridian east forms a great circle with the 154th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 26th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
 Norway Island of Nordaustlandet, Svalbard
Barents Sea
 Norway Island of Magerøya
Baltic Sea Gulf of Finland
 Romania Passing just west of Bucharest
Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
 Turkey Island of Imbros
Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
 Turkey Island of Bozcaada
Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
 Greece Island of Lesbos
Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
 Greece Island of Chios
Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
 Greece Island of Icaria
Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
 Greece Island of Amorgos
Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
 Greece Island of Crete
Mediterranean Sea
 South Sudan
 Central African Republic
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
 Botswana Passing just east of Gaborone
 South Africa North West
Free State
Eastern Cape
Indian Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

See also

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