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The meridian 125° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 125th meridian west forms a great circle with the 55th meridian east.
Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 125th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 125°0′W / 90°N 125°W / 90; -125 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°1′N 125°0′W / 76.017°N 125°W / 76.017; -125 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea
72°52′N 125°0′W / 72.867°N 125°W / 72.867; -125 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories - Banks Island
71°53′N 125°0′W / 71.883°N 125°W / 71.883; -125 (Amundsen Gulf) Amundsen Gulf
70°11′N 125°0′W / 70.183°N 125°W / 70.183; -125 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories - passing through the Great Bear Lake
Yukon
British Columbia - mainland, Raza Island and Cortes Island
50°5′N 125°0′W / 50.083°N 125°W / 50.083; -125 (Strait of Georgia) Strait of Georgia
49°48′N 125°0′W / 49.8°N 125°W / 49.8; -125 (Canada)  Canada British Columbia - Vancouver Island
48°42′N 125°0′W / 48.7°N 125°W / 48.7; -125 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just west of Cape Alava, Washington,  United States
60°0′S 125°0′W / 60°S 125°W / -60; -125 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
73°17′N 125°0′W / 73.283°N 125°W / 73.283; -125 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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