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.

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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
Nunavut
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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