32nd parallel south

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32nd parallel south

The 32nd parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 32 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

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Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 32° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
32°0′S 0°0′E / 32.000°S 0.000°E / -32.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
32°0′S 18°17′E / 32.000°S 18.283°E / -32.000; 18.283 (South Africa)  South Africa Western Cape
Northern Cape
Western Cape
Eastern Cape
32°0′S 29°8′E / 32.000°S 29.133°E / -32.000; 29.133 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
32°0′S 115°29′E / 32.000°S 115.483°E / -32.000; 115.483 (Australia)  Australia Western AustraliaRottnest Island
32°0′S 115°33′E / 32.000°S 115.550°E / -32.000; 115.550 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
32°0′S 115°45′E / 32.000°S 115.750°E / -32.000; 115.750 (Australia)  Australia Western Australia – passing through Perth
32°0′S 128°15′E / 32.000°S 128.250°E / -32.000; 128.250 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Great Australian Bight
32°0′S 132°9′E / 32.000°S 132.150°E / -32.000; 132.150 (Australia)  Australia South Australia
32°0′S 132°26′E / 32.000°S 132.433°E / -32.000; 132.433 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Great Australian Bight
32°0′S 132°51′E / 32.000°S 132.850°E / -32.000; 132.850 (Australia)  Australia South Australia
New South Wales
32°0′S 152°34′E / 32.000°S 152.567°E / -32.000; 152.567 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just south of Ball's Pyramid,  Australia
32°0′S 71°31′W / 32.000°S 71.517°W / -32.000; -71.517 (Chile)  Chile
32°0′S 70°14′W / 32.000°S 70.233°W / -32.000; -70.233 (Argentina)  Argentina
32°0′S 58°9′W / 32.000°S 58.150°W / -32.000; -58.150 (Uruguay)  Uruguay
32°0′S 53°51′W / 32.000°S 53.850°W / -32.000; -53.850 (Brazil)  Brazil Rio Grande do Sul
32°0′S 51°56′W / 32.000°S 51.933°W / -32.000; -51.933 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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