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The meridian 135° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, Australasia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 135th meridian east forms a great circle with the 45th meridian west.
Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 135th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 135°0′E / 90°N 135°E / 90; 135 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°40′N 135°0′E / 76.667°N 135°E / 76.667; 135 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
71°30′N 135°0′E / 71.5°N 135°E / 71.5; 135 (Russia)  Russia Passing just west of Khabarovsk
43°27′N 135°0′E / 43.45°N 135°E / 43.45; 135 (Sea of Japan) Sea of Japan (East Sea)
35°41′N 135°0′E / 35.683°N 135°E / 35.683; 135 (Japan)  Japan Islands of Honshū and Awaji
34°33′N 135°0′E / 34.55°N 135°E / 34.55; 135 (Osaka Bay) Osaka Bay
34°17′N 135°0′E / 34.283°N 135°E / 34.283; 135 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just east of the island of Noemfoor,  Indonesia
Passing just west of the island of Num,  Indonesia
3°19′S 135°0′E / 3.317°S 135°E / -3.317; 135 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of New Guinea
4°20′S 135°0′E / 4.333°S 135°E / -4.333; 135 (Arafura Sea) Arafura Sea Passing just east of the Aru Islands,  Indonesia
12°13′S 135°0′E / 12.217°S 135°E / -12.217; 135 (Australia)  Australia Northern Territory
South Australia
33°44′S 135°0′E / 33.733°S 135°E / -33.733; 135 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Australian authorities consider this to be part of the Southern Ocean
66°0′S 135°0′E / 66°S 135°E / -66; 135 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
65°21′S 135°0′E / 65.35°S 135°E / -65.35; 135 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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