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The meridian 70° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, South America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 70°0′W / 90°N 70°W / 90; -70 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
83°7′N 70°0′W / 83.117°N 70°W / 83.117; -70 (Canada)  Canada Ellesmere Island, Nunavut
80°14′N 70°0′W / 80.233°N 70°W / 80.233; -70 (Nares Strait) Nares Strait
78°47′N 70°0′W / 78.783°N 70°W / 78.783; -70 (Greenland)  Greenland Mainland, Saunders Island and Wolstenholme Island
76°24′N 70°0′W / 76.4°N 70°W / 76.4; -70 (Baffin Bay) Baffin Bay
70°51′N 70°0′W / 70.85°N 70°W / 70.85; -70 (Canada)  Canada Baffin Island, Nunavut
62°45′N 70°0′W / 62.75°N 70°W / 62.75; -70 (Hudson Strait) Hudson Strait
62°34′N 70°0′W / 62.567°N 70°W / 62.567; -70 (Canada)  Canada High Bluff Island, Nunavut
62°33′N 70°0′W / 62.55°N 70°W / 62.55; -70 (Hudson Strait) Hudson Strait
61°1′N 70°0′W / 61.017°N 70°W / 61.017; -70 (Canada)  Canada Diana Island, Nunavut
Quebec
47°42′N 70°0′W / 47.7°N 70°W / 47.7; -70 (Saint Lawrence River) Saint Lawrence River
47°30′N 70°0′W / 47.5°N 70°W / 47.5; -70 (Canada)  Canada Quebec
46°40′N 70°0′W / 46.667°N 70°W / 46.667; -70 (United States)  United States Maine
43°43′N 70°0′W / 43.717°N 70°W / 43.717; -70 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Gulf of Maine
41°58′N 70°0′W / 41.967°N 70°W / 41.967; -70 (United States)  United States Cape Cod and Monomoy Island, Massachusetts
41°33′N 70°0′W / 41.55°N 70°W / 41.55; -70 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Gulf of Maine
41°19′N 70°0′W / 41.317°N 70°W / 41.317; -70 (United States)  United States Nantucket Island, Massachusetts
41°14′N 70°0′W / 41.233°N 70°W / 41.233; -70 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
19°41′N 70°0′W / 19.683°N 70°W / 19.683; -70 (Dominican Republic)  Dominican Republic Island of Hispaniola - passing just west of Santo Domingo
18°25′N 70°0′W / 18.417°N 70°W / 18.417; -70 (Caribbean Sea) Caribbean Sea
12°35′N 70°0′W / 12.583°N 70°W / 12.583; -70 (Aruba)  Aruba
12°28′N 70°0′W / 12.467°N 70°W / 12.467; -70 (Caribbean Sea) Caribbean Sea
12°11′N 70°0′W / 12.183°N 70°W / 12.183; -70 (Venezuela)  Venezuela
6°53′N 70°0′W / 6.883°N 70°W / 6.883; -70 (Colombia)  Colombia
0°34′N 70°0′W / 0.567°N 70°W / 0.567; -70 (Brazil)  Brazil
0°12′S 70°0′W / 0.2°S 70°W / -0.2; -70 (Colombia)  Colombia
4°10′S 70°0′W / 4.167°S 70°W / -4.167; -70 (Peru)  Peru For about 16km
4°19′S 70°0′W / 4.317°S 70°W / -4.317; -70 (Brazil)  Brazil
10°58′S 70°0′W / 10.967°S 70°W / -10.967; -70 (Peru)  Peru
18°16′S 70°0′W / 18.267°S 70°W / -18.267; -70 (Chile)  Chile
29°19′S 70°0′W / 29.317°S 70°W / -29.317; -70 (Argentina)  Argentina For about 8km
29°24′S 70°0′W / 29.4°S 70°W / -29.4; -70 (Chile)  Chile
30°23′S 70°0′W / 30.383°S 70°W / -30.383; -70 (Argentina)  Argentina
32°52′S 70°0′W / 32.867°S 70°W / -32.867; -70 (Chile)  Chile For about 8km
32°56′S 70°0′W / 32.933°S 70°W / -32.933; -70 (Argentina)  Argentina
33°16′S 70°0′W / 33.267°S 70°W / -33.267; -70 (Chile)  Chile
34°17′S 70°0′W / 34.283°S 70°W / -34.283; -70 (Argentina)  Argentina
52°0′S 70°0′W / 52°S 70°W / -52; -70 (Chile)  Chile
52°33′S 70°0′W / 52.55°S 70°W / -52.55; -70 (Straits of Magellan) Straits of Magellan
52°50′S 70°0′W / 52.833°S 70°W / -52.833; -70 (Chile)  Chile Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, Thompson Island, Waterman Island and Hoste Island
55°22′S 70°0′W / 55.367°S 70°W / -55.367; -70 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 70°0′W / 60°S 70°W / -60; -70 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°17′S 70°0′W / 69.283°S 70°W / -69.283; -70 (Antarctica) Antarctica Alexander Island and mainland - claimed by  Argentina (Argentine Antarctica),  Chile (Antártica Chilena Province) and  United Kingdom (British Antarctic Territory)

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