75th parallel south

The 75th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 75 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane in the Antarctic. It passes through the Southern Ocean and Antarctica.

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75th parallel south

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 75° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Continent or ocean Notes
75°0′S 0°0′E Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway
75°0′S 45°0′E Western Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia
75°0′S 136°0′E Adélie Land, claimed by  France
75°0′S 142°0′E Eastern Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia
75°0′S 160°0′E Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand
75°0′S 163°39′E Southern Ocean Ross Sea, south of the Pacific Ocean
75°0′S 137°0′W Antarctica Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand
75°0′S 150°0′W Marie Byrd Land, Unclaimed territory
75°0′S 90°0′W Antártica Chilena, claimed by  Chile
75°0′S 80°0′W Territory claimed by  Chile and  United Kingdom (overlapping claims)
75°0′S 74°0′W Territory claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom (overlapping claims)
75°0′S 53°0′W Territory claimed by  Argentina and  United Kingdom (overlapping claims)
75°0′S 61°32′W Southern Ocean Weddell Sea, south of the Atlantic Ocean
75°0′S 24°12′W Antarctica British Antarctic Territory, claimed by  United Kingdom
75°0′S 20°0′W Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

See also

  • 74th parallel south
  • 76th parallel south
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