65th parallel south

The 65th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 65 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Southern Ocean and Antarctica.

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65th parallel south

At this latitude the sun is visible for 22 hours, 02 minutes during the December solstice and 3 hours, 35 minutes during the June solstice.[1]

Around the world

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

Co-ordinates Continent or ocean Notes
65°0′S 0°0′E Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean
65°0′S 20°0′E South of the Indian Ocean
65°0′S 147°0′E South of the Pacific Ocean
65°0′S 67°16′W South of the Atlantic Ocean
65°0′S 63°12′W Antarctica Antarctic Peninsula, claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
65°0′S 59°3′W Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean

See also

  • 64th parallel south
  • 66th parallel south

References

  1. "Daylight or Darkness Duration Table for One Year". aa.usno.navy.mil. Archived from the original on 2016-10-12. Retrieved 2016-08-30.
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