7th meridian east

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7th meridian east

The meridian 7° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Atlantic Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 7th meridian east forms a great circle with the 173rd meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 7th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 7°0′E / 90.000°N 7.000°E / 90.000; 7.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°15′N 7°0′E / 81.250°N 7.000°E / 81.250; 7.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
62°57′N 7°0′E / 62.950°N 7.000°E / 62.950; 7.000 (Norway)  Norway Entering at Fræna in Møre og Romsdal. Exiting 3 km west of Lindesnes in Vest-Agder.
58°1′N 7°0′E / 58.017°N 7.000°E / 58.017; 7.000 (North Sea) North Sea
53°41′N 7°0′E / 53.683°N 7.000°E / 53.683; 7.000 (Germany)  Germany Island of Juist
53°40′N 7°0′E / 53.667°N 7.000°E / 53.667; 7.000 (Wadden Sea) Wadden Sea
53°19′N 7°0′E / 53.317°N 7.000°E / 53.317; 7.000 (Netherlands)  Netherlands
52°38′N 7°0′E / 52.633°N 7.000°E / 52.633; 7.000 (Germany)  Germany
52°28′N 7°0′E / 52.467°N 7.000°E / 52.467; 7.000 (Netherlands)  Netherlands
52°14′N 7°0′E / 52.233°N 7.000°E / 52.233; 7.000 (Germany)  Germany
49°11′N 7°0′E / 49.183°N 7.000°E / 49.183; 7.000 (France)  France
47°30′N 7°0′E / 47.500°N 7.000°E / 47.500; 7.000 (Switzerland)   Switzerland For about 14 km
47°22′N 7°0′E / 47.367°N 7.000°E / 47.367; 7.000 (France)  France For about 8 km
47°18′N 7°0′E / 47.300°N 7.000°E / 47.300; 7.000 (Switzerland)   Switzerland
46°1′N 7°0′E / 46.017°N 7.000°E / 46.017; 7.000 (France)  France For about 14 km
45°53′N 7°0′E / 45.883°N 7.000°E / 45.883; 7.000 (Italy)  Italy
45°32′N 7°0′E / 45.533°N 7.000°E / 45.533; 7.000 (France)  France
45°13′N 7°0′E / 45.217°N 7.000°E / 45.217; 7.000 (Italy)  Italy
44°15′N 7°0′E / 44.250°N 7.000°E / 44.250; 7.000 (France)  France
44°42′N 7°0′E / 44.700°N 7.000°E / 44.700; 7.000 (Italy)  Italy
44°15′N 7°0′E / 44.250°N 7.000°E / 44.250; 7.000 (France)  France
43°33′N 7°0′E / 43.550°N 7.000°E / 43.550; 7.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea
36°54′N 7°0′E / 36.900°N 7.000°E / 36.900; 7.000 (Algeria)  Algeria
20°29′N 7°0′E / 20.483°N 7.000°E / 20.483; 7.000 (Niger)  Niger
12°59′N 7°0′E / 12.983°N 7.000°E / 12.983; 7.000 (Nigeria)  Nigeria
4°23′N 7°0′E / 4.383°N 7.000°E / 4.383; 7.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Passing just west of the island of Príncipe,  São Tomé and Príncipe
Passing just east of the island of São Tomé,  São Tomé and Príncipe
60°0′S 7°0′E / 60.000°S 7.000°E / -60.000; 7.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°53′S 7°0′E / 69.883°S 7.000°E / -69.883; 7.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

See also

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