35th parallel south

The 35th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 35 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

35th parallel south
In Argentina, the 35th parallel south defines the border between Córdoba Province and La Pampa Province.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 14 hours, 31 minutes during the December solstice and 9 hours, 48 minutes during the June solstice.

This parallel is sometimes used to define the southern boundary of the subtropics.

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 35° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or ocean Notes
35°0′S 0°0′E Atlantic Ocean
35°0′S 20°0′E Indian Ocean Passing just south of Cape Agulhas,  South Africa
35°0′S 116°28′E  Australia Western Australia - passing through the northern suburbs of Albany and just south of Denmark and Walpole
35°0′S 118°12′E Indian Ocean
35°0′S 135°56′E  Australia South Australia - Eyre Peninsula and Thistle Island
35°0′S 136°10′E Indian Ocean Spencer Gulf
35°0′S 136°58′E  Australia South Australia - Yorke Peninsula
35°0′S 137°45′E Indian Ocean Gulf St Vincent
35°0′S 138°30′E  Australia South Australia - passing just south of Adelaide
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory
35°0′S 150°47′E Pacific Ocean Tasman Sea
35°0′S 173°9′E  New Zealand North Island, just north of Ahipara Beach, crossing through Awanui, Whangaroa Harbour, Mangonui and Butlers Point Northland, the town of Kaitaia (pop around 5,000) is 7km south of it
35°0′S 173°57′E Pacific Ocean
35°0′S 72°11′W  Chile O'Higgins Region - passing just south of Curicó
35°0′S 70°21′W  Argentina The parallel defines the border between Córdoba Province and La Pampa Province
Passing just south of La Plata
35°0′S 57°35′W Atlantic Ocean Río de la Plata estuary - passing just south of Montevideo,  Uruguay
Passing between Punta del Este and Isla de Lobos,  Uruguay

See also

  • 34th parallel south
  • 36th parallel south
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