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The meridian 95° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Gulf of Mexico, Central America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 95th meridian west forms a great circle with the 85th meridian east.
Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 95th meridian west passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 95°0′W / 90°N 95°W / 90; -95 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°2′N 95°0′W / 81.033°N 95°W / 81.033; -95 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Axel Heiberg Island, Bjarnason Island and Axel Heiberg Island again
79°16′N 95°0′W / 79.267°N 95°W / 79.267; -95 (Massey Sound) Massey Sound
78°25′N 95°0′W / 78.417°N 95°W / 78.417; -95 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Amund Ringnes Island
78°1′N 95°0′W / 78.017°N 95°W / 78.017; -95 (Hendriksen Strait) Hendriksen Strait
77°47′N 95°0′W / 77.783°N 95°W / 77.783; -95 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Cornwall Island
77°28′N 95°0′W / 77.467°N 95°W / 77.467; -95 (Belcher Channel) Belcher Channel
76°59′N 95°0′W / 76.983°N 95°W / 76.983; -95 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Devon Island
76°14′N 95°0′W / 76.233°N 95°W / 76.233; -95 (Queens Channel) Queens Channel
76°6′N 95°0′W / 76.1°N 95°W / 76.1; -95 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Dundas Island
76°3′N 95°0′W / 76.05°N 95°W / 76.05; -95 (Queens Channel) Queens Channel Passing just west of Baillie-Hamilton Island, Nunavut,  Canada
75°37′N 95°0′W / 75.617°N 95°W / 75.617; -95 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Cornwallis Island
74°40′N 95°0′W / 74.667°N 95°W / 74.667; -95 (Parry Channel) Parry Channel Barrow Strait - passing just west of Griffith Island, Nunavut,  Canada
74°2′N 95°0′W / 74.033°N 95°W / 74.033; -95 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Somerset Island and the Boothia Peninsula (mainland)
69°37′N 95°0′W / 69.617°N 95°W / 69.617; -95 (Rae Strait) Rae Strait Passing just east of King William Island, Nunavut,  Canada
68°3′N 95°0′W / 68.05°N 95°W / 68.05; -95 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - mainland
Manitoba
Ontario
49°22′N 95°0′W / 49.367°N 95°W / 49.367; -95 (United States)  United States Minnesota - Northwest Angle
49°11′N 95°0′W / 49.183°N 95°W / 49.183; -95 (Lake of the Woods) Lake of the Woods
48°58′N 95°0′W / 48.967°N 95°W / 48.967; -95 (United States)  United States Minnesota
Iowa
Missouri
Kansas
Missouri
Kansas
Oklahoma
Texas - mainland and Galveston Island
29°10′N 95°0′W / 29.167°N 95°W / 29.167; -95 (Gulf of Mexico) Gulf of Mexico
18°34′N 95°0′W / 18.567°N 95°W / 18.567; -95 (Mexico)  Mexico Veracruz
Oaxaca
16°12′N 95°0′W / 16.2°N 95°W / 16.2; -95 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
60°0′S 95°0′W / 60°S 95°W / -60; -95 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
72°32′S 95°0′W / 72.533°S 95°W / -72.533; -95 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory

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