65th parallel south

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65th parallel south
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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.

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 / 65.000°S 0.000°E / -65.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean
65°0′S 20°0′E / 65.000°S 20.000°E / -65.000; 20.000 (Southern Ocean / South of the Indian Ocean) South of the Indian Ocean
65°0′S 147°0′E / 65.000°S 147.000°E / -65.000; 147.000 (Southern Ocean / South of the Pacific Ocean) South of the Pacific Ocean
65°0′S 67°16′W / 65.000°S 67.267°W / -65.000; -67.267 (Southern Ocean / South of the Atlantic Ocean) South of the Atlantic Ocean
65°0′S 63°12′W / 65.000°S 63.200°W / -65.000; -63.200 (Antarctica) Antarctica Antarctic Peninsula, claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
65°0′S 59°3′W / 65.000°S 59.050°W / -65.000; -59.050 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean

See also


  1. ^ "Daylight or Darkness Duration Table for One Year". aa.usno.navy.mil.
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