44th meridian west

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44th meridian west
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The meridian 44° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Greenland, the Atlantic Ocean, South America, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 44th meridian west forms a great circle with the 136th meridian east.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 44th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 44°0′W / 90.000°N 44.000°W / 90.000; -44.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
83°41′N 44°0′W / 83.683°N 44.000°W / 83.683; -44.000 (Lincoln Sea) Lincoln Sea
83°14′N 44°0′W / 83.233°N 44.000°W / 83.233; -44.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
82°50′N 44°0′W / 82.833°N 44.000°W / 82.833; -44.000 (J.P. Koch Fjord) J.P. Koch Fjord
82°46′N 44°0′W / 82.767°N 44.000°W / 82.767; -44.000 (Greenland)  Greenland
82°25′N 44°0′W / 82.417°N 44.000°W / 82.417; -44.000 (Nordenskiöld Fjord) Nordenskiöld Fjord
82°18′N 44°0′W / 82.300°N 44.000°W / 82.300; -44.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Mainland
60°10′N 44°0′W / 60.167°N 44.000°W / 60.167; -44.000 (Prince Christian Sound) Prince Christian Sound
59°58′N 44°0′W / 59.967°N 44.000°W / 59.967; -44.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Sammisoq and Egger Island
59°49′N 44°0′W / 59.817°N 44.000°W / 59.817; -44.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
2°38′S 44°0′W / 2.633°S 44.000°W / -2.633; -44.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Maranhão
Piauí6°46′S 44°0′W / 6.767°S 44.000°W / -6.767; -44.000 (Piauí)
Bahia10°25′S 44°0′W / 10.417°S 44.000°W / -10.417; -44.000 (Bahia)
Minas Gerais14°16′S 44°0′W / 14.267°S 44.000°W / -14.267; -44.000 (Minas Gerais), passing just west of Belo Horizonte (at 19°55′S 43°56′W / 19.917°S 43.933°W / -19.917; -43.933 (Belo Horizonte))
Rio de Janeiro22°10′S 44°0′W / 22.167°S 44.000°W / -22.167; -44.000 (Rio de Janeiro)
22°57′S 44°0′W / 22.950°S 44.000°W / -22.950; -44.000 (Sepetiba Bay) Sepetiba Bay
23°5′S 44°0′W / 23.083°S 44.000°W / -23.083; -44.000 (Brazil)  Brazil Rio de JaneiroRestinga da Marambaia (sandbank)
23°6′S 44°0′W / 23.100°S 44.000°W / -23.100; -44.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 44°0′W / 60.000°S 44.000°W / -60.000; -44.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
78°16′S 44°0′W / 78.267°S 44.000°W / -78.267; -44.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Claimed by both  Argentina (Argentine Antarctica) and  United Kingdom (British Antarctic Territory)

See also

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