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The meridian 70° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 70th meridian east forms a great circle with the 110th meridian west.
Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 70th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 70°0′E / 90°N 70°E / 90; 70 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°0′N 70°0′E / 81°N 70°E / 81; 70 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
73°11′N 70°0′E / 73.183°N 70°E / 73.183; 70 (Russia)  Russia Bely Island
73°0′N 70°0′E / 73°N 70°E / 73; 70 (Malygina Strait) Malygina Strait
72°52′N 70°0′E / 72.867°N 70°E / 72.867; 70 (Russia)  Russia
55°11′N 70°0′E / 55.183°N 70°E / 55.183; 70 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
41°47′N 70°0′E / 41.783°N 70°E / 41.783; 70 (Uzbekistan)  Uzbekistan
40°44′N 70°0′E / 40.733°N 70°E / 40.733; 70 (Tajikistan)  Tajikistan
40°14′N 70°0′E / 40.233°N 70°E / 40.233; 70 (Kyrgyzstan)  Kyrgyzstan
39°32′N 70°0′E / 39.533°N 70°E / 39.533; 70 (Tajikistan)  Tajikistan
37°33′N 70°0′E / 37.55°N 70°E / 37.55; 70 (Afghanistan)  Afghanistan
34°3′N 70°0′E / 34.05°N 70°E / 34.05; 70 (Pakistan)  Pakistan
33°44′N 70°0′E / 33.733°N 70°E / 33.733; 70 (Afghanistan)  Afghanistan
33°8′N 70°0′E / 33.133°N 70°E / 33.133; 70 (Pakistan)  Pakistan
27°32′N 70°0′E / 27.533°N 70°E / 27.533; 70 (India)  India
26°35′N 70°0′E / 26.583°N 70°E / 26.583; 70 (Pakistan)  Pakistan
24°10′N 70°0′E / 24.167°N 70°E / 24.167; 70 (India)  India
22°54′N 70°0′E / 22.9°N 70°E / 22.9; 70 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Gulf of Kutch
22°35′N 70°0′E / 22.583°N 70°E / 22.583; 70 (India)  India
21°12′N 70°0′E / 21.2°N 70°E / 21.2; 70 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
49°9′S 70°0′E / 49.15°S 70°E / -49.15; 70 (French Southern & Antarctic Lands)  French Southern and Antarctic Lands Kerguelen Islands
49°43′S 70°0′E / 49.717°S 70°E / -49.717; 70 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 70°0′E / 60°S 70°E / -60; 70 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
68°15′S 70°0′E / 68.25°S 70°E / -68.25; 70 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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