102nd meridian west

102nd meridian west

The meridian 102° 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.

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 102nd meridian west passes through:


In the United States, the meridian formed the eastern border of the historic and extralegal Territory of Jefferson. The eastern border of the Colorado with Nebraska and Kansas lies on the 25th meridian west from Washington, which lies a couple of miles west of the 102nd meridian west.

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