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101st meridian east
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The meridian 101° 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 101st meridian east forms a great circle with the 79th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 101st meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 101°0′E / 90.000°N 101.000°E / 90.000; 101.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°32′N 101°0′E / 80.533°N 101.000°E / 80.533; 101.000 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
78°57′N 101°0′E / 78.950°N 101.000°E / 78.950; 101.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk KraiBolshevik Island, Severnaya Zemlya
78°6′N 101°0′E / 78.100°N 101.000°E / 78.100; 101.000 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
76°32′N 101°0′E / 76.533°N 101.000°E / 76.533; 101.000 (Russia)  Russia Krasnoyarsk Krai
Irkutsk Oblast — from 57°52′N 101°0′E / 57.867°N 101.000°E / 57.867; 101.000 (Irkutsk Oblast)
Republic of Buryatia — from 52°47′N 101°0′E / 52.783°N 101.000°E / 52.783; 101.000 (Buryatia)
51°36′N 101°0′E / 51.600°N 101.000°E / 51.600; 101.000 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
42°38′N 101°0′E / 42.633°N 101.000°E / 42.633; 101.000 (China)  People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Gansu — from 38°59′N 101°0′E / 38.983°N 101.000°E / 38.983; 101.000 (Gansu)
Qinghai — from 37°56′N 101°0′E / 37.933°N 101.000°E / 37.933; 101.000 (Qinghai)
Gansu — from 34°22′N 101°0′E / 34.367°N 101.000°E / 34.367; 101.000 (Gansu)
Qinghai — from 33°57′N 101°0′E / 33.950°N 101.000°E / 33.950; 101.000 (Qinghai)
Sichuan — from 32°38′N 101°0′E / 32.633°N 101.000°E / 32.633; 101.000 (Sichuan)
Yunnan — from 27°23′N 101°0′E / 27.383°N 101.000°E / 27.383; 101.000 (Yunnan)
21°42′N 101°0′E / 21.700°N 101.000°E / 21.700; 101.000 (Myanmar)  Myanmar (Burma)
21°23′N 101°0′E / 21.383°N 101.000°E / 21.383; 101.000 (Laos)  Laos
19°37′N 101°0′E / 19.617°N 101.000°E / 19.617; 101.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
17°49′N 101°0′E / 17.817°N 101.000°E / 17.817; 101.000 (Laos)  Laos For about 2 km
17°48′N 101°0′E / 17.800°N 101.000°E / 17.800; 101.000 (Thailand)  Thailand For about 3 km
17°46′N 101°0′E / 17.767°N 101.000°E / 17.767; 101.000 (Laos)  Laos For about 4 km
17°44′N 101°0′E / 17.733°N 101.000°E / 17.733; 101.000 (Thailand)  Thailand For about 13 km
17°37′N 101°0′E / 17.617°N 101.000°E / 17.617; 101.000 (Laos)  Laos For about 5 km
17°34′N 101°0′E / 17.567°N 101.000°E / 17.567; 101.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
12°39′N 101°0′E / 12.650°N 101.000°E / 12.650; 101.000 (Gulf of Thailand) Gulf of Thailand
6°51′N 101°0′E / 6.850°N 101.000°E / 6.850; 101.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
6°16′N 101°0′E / 6.267°N 101.000°E / 6.267; 101.000 (Malaysia)  Malaysia
5°50′N 101°0′E / 5.833°N 101.000°E / 5.833; 101.000 (Thailand)  Thailand For about 6 km
5°46′N 101°0′E / 5.767°N 101.000°E / 5.767; 101.000 (Malaysia)  Malaysia Passing just west of Ipoh at 4°37'N
3°39′N 101°0′E / 3.650°N 101.000°E / 3.650; 101.000 (Strait of Malacca) Strait of Malacca
2°18′N 101°0′E / 2.300°N 101.000°E / 2.300; 101.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Sumatra
2°27′S 101°0′E / 2.450°S 101.000°E / -2.450; 101.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 101°0′E / 60.000°S 101.000°E / -60.000; 101.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
65°24′S 101°0′E / 65.400°S 101.000°E / -65.400; 101.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia


Preceded by
100th meridian east
101st meridian east
forms a great circle with
79th meridian west
Succeeded by
102nd meridian east
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