34th parallel south

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34th parallel south

The 34th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 34 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 34° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
34°0′S 0°0′E / 34.000°S 0.000°E / -34.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
34°0′S 18°20′E / 34.000°S 18.333°E / -34.000; 18.333 (South Africa)  South Africa Western Cape – passing through Cape Town (at 34°0′S 18°33′E / 34.000°S 18.550°E / -34.000; 18.550 (Cape Town))
34°0′S 23°30′E / 34.000°S 23.500°E / -34.000; 23.500 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
23°45′S 18°20′E / 23.750°S 18.333°E / -23.750; 18.333 (South Africa)  South Africa Eastern Cape
34°0′S 24°56′E / 34.000°S 24.933°E / -34.000; 24.933 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean St Francis Bay
23°45′S 25°19′E / 23.750°S 25.317°E / -23.750; 25.317 (South Africa)  South Africa Eastern Cape
34°0′S 25°41′E / 34.000°S 25.683°E / -34.000; 25.683 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
34°0′S 115°0′E / 34.000°S 115.000°E / -34.000; 115.000 (Australia)  Australia Western Australia
34°0′S 119°48′E / 34.000°S 119.800°E / -34.000; 119.800 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
34°0′S 122°6′E / 34.000°S 122.100°E / -34.000; 122.100 (Australia)  Australia Western AustraliaCape Le Grand
34°0′S 122°17′E / 34.000°S 122.283°E / -34.000; 122.283 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
34°0′S 123°10′E / 34.000°S 123.167°E / -34.000; 123.167 (Australia)  Australia Western AustraliaCape Arid
34°0′S 123°13′E / 34.000°S 123.217°E / -34.000; 123.217 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Great Australian Bight
34°0′S 135°15′E / 34.000°S 135.250°E / -34.000; 135.250 (Australia)  Australia South AustraliaEyre Peninsula
34°0′S 136°29′E / 34.000°S 136.483°E / -34.000; 136.483 (Spencer Gulf) Spencer Gulf
34°0′S 137°32′E / 34.000°S 137.533°E / -34.000; 137.533 (Australia)  Australia South Australia
New South Wales – from 34°0′S 141°0′E / 34.000°S 141.000°E / -34.000; 141.000 (South Australia), passing just south of Sydney (at 33°51′S 151°12′E / 33.850°S 151.200°E / -33.850; 151.200 (Sydney))
34°0′S 151°15′E / 34.000°S 151.250°E / -34.000; 151.250 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just north of the Three Kings Islands,  New Zealand (at 34°8′S 172°8′E / 34.133°S 172.133°E / -34.133; 172.133 (Three Kings Islands))
Passing just south of Alejandro Selkirk Island,  Chile (at 33°49′S 80°47′W / 33.817°S 80.783°W / -33.817; -80.783 (Alejandro Selkirk Island))
34°0′S 71°54′W / 34.000°S 71.900°W / -34.000; -71.900 (Chile)  Chile
34°0′S 69°51′W / 34.000°S 69.850°W / -34.000; -69.850 (Argentina)  Argentina
34°0′S 58°22′W / 34.000°S 58.367°W / -34.000; -58.367 (Uruguay)  Uruguay
34°0′S 53°31′W / 34.000°S 53.517°W / -34.000; -53.517 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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