65th parallel north

The 65th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 65 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Asia and North America.

65th parallel north

At this latitude the sun is visible for 22 hours, 4 minutes during the summer solstice and 3 hours, 35 minutes during the winter solstice.

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 65° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or ocean Notes
65°0′N 0°0′E Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea
65°0′N 10°49′E  Norway Islands and skerries of Vikna, Trøndelag
65°0′N 11°9′E Atlantic Ocean Risværfjorden, Norwegian Sea
65°0′N 11°37′E  Norway Mainland Trøndelag
65°0′N 11°47′E Atlantic Ocean Årsetfjorden, Lekafjorden, Norwegian Sea
65°0′N 11°48′E  Norway Trøndelag, Nordland
65°0′N 20°03′E  Sweden Jörn, Västerbotten County
65°0′N 21°23′E Atlantic Ocean Gulf of Bothnia, Baltic Sea
65°0′N 24°34′E  Finland Island of Hailuoto and mainland, passing south of Oulu.
65°0′N 29°36′E  Russia
65°0′N 34°48′E Arctic Ocean Onega Bay, White Sea, Barents Sea
65°0′N 35°42′E  Russia Solovetsky Islands
65°0′N 35°51′E Arctic Ocean Onega Bay, White Sea, Barents Sea
65°0′N 36°48′E  Russia Onega Peninsula
65°0′N 37°43′E Arctic Ocean Dvina Bay, White Sea, Barents Sea
65°0′N 40°19′E  Russia
65°0′N 179°53′E Pacific Ocean Gulf of Anadyr, Bering Sea
65°0′N 175°52′W  Russia Chukchi Peninsula
65°0′N 172°13′W Pacific Ocean Bering Strait, Bering Sea
Passing just north of King Island, Alaska,  United States
65°0′N 166°41′W  United States Alaska
65°0′N 141°0′W  Canada Yukon
Northwest Territories – passing through Great Bear Lake
65°0′N 87°7′W Arctic Ocean Roes Welcome Sound, Hudson Bay
65°0′N 86°12′W  Canada NunavutSouthampton Island
65°0′N 83°17′W Arctic Ocean Foxe Basin
65°0′N 78°3′W  Canada NunavutBaffin Island
65°0′N 66°30′W Arctic Ocean Cumberland Sound, Labrador Sea
65°0′N 63°49′W  Canada Nunavut – Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island
65°0′N 63°27′W Arctic Ocean Davis Strait
65°0′N 51°48′W  Greenland Fiskevandet
65°0′N 40°36′W Atlantic Ocean Pikiulleq, Denmark Strait
65°0′N 39°46′W  Greenland Takiseeq
65°0′N 39°47′W Atlantic Ocean Denmark Strait
65°0′N 23°14′W  Iceland
65°0′N 13°36′W Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea

See also

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  • 66th parallel north
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