30th meridian west

30th meridian west

The meridian 30° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Greenland, the Atlantic Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 30th meridian west forms a great circle with the 150th meridian east, and it is the reference meridian for the time zone UTC-2.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 30th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 30°0′W / 90.000°N 30.000°W / 90.000; -30.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
83°35′N 30°0′W / 83.583°N 30.000°W / 83.583; -30.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Northern Peary Land
83°10′N 30°0′W / 83.167°N 30.000°W / 83.167; -30.000 (Frederick E. Hyde Fjord) Frederick E. Hyde Fjord
83°8′N 30°0′W / 83.133°N 30.000°W / 83.133; -30.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Southern Peary Land
82°10′N 30°0′W / 82.167°N 30.000°W / 82.167; -30.000 (Independence Fjord) Independence Fjord
81°55′N 30°0′W / 81.917°N 30.000°W / 81.917; -30.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Mainland and Sokongen Island
68°10′N 30°0′W / 68.167°N 30.000°W / 68.167; -30.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 30°0′W / 60.000°S 30.000°W / -60.000; -30.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
76°35′S 30°0′W / 76.583°S 30.000°W / -76.583; -30.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Claimed by both  Argentina (Argentine Antarctica) and  United Kingdom (British Antarctic Territory)

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