36th parallel south

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36th parallel south
In Argentina, the 36th parallel south defines part of the border between Mendoza Province and La Pampa Province, and part of the border between San Luis Province and La Pampa Province.

The 36th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 36 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

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Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 36° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
36°0′S 0°0′E / 36.000°S 0.000°E / -36.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
36°0′S 20°0′E / 36.000°S 20.000°E / -36.000; 20.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
36°0′S 136°41′E / 36.000°S 136.683°E / -36.000; 136.683 (Australia)  Australia South Australia - Kangaroo Island
36°0′S 137°36′E / 36.000°S 137.600°E / -36.000; 137.600 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean D'Estrees Bay, Backstairs Passage and Encounter Bay
36°0′S 139°28′E / 36.000°S 139.467°E / -36.000; 139.467 (Australia)  Australia South Australia
Victoria
New South Wales
Victoria
New South Wales
Victoria
New South Wales
Victoria
New South Wales
36°0′S 150°9′E / 36.000°S 150.150°E / -36.000; 150.150 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Tasman Sea
36°0′S 173°47′E / 36.000°S 173.783°E / -36.000; 173.783 (New Zealand)  New Zealand North Island
36°0′S 174°29′E / 36.000°S 174.483°E / -36.000; 174.483 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just south of the Hen and Chicken Islands,  New Zealand
Passing just north of Great Barrier Island,  New Zealand
36°0′S 72°47′W / 36.000°S 72.783°W / -36.000; -72.783 (Chile)  Chile
36°0′S 70°24′W / 36.000°S 70.400°W / -36.000; -70.400 (Argentina)  Argentina The parallel defines part of the border between Mendoza Province and La Pampa Province, and part of the border between San Luis Province and La Pampa Province
36°0′S 57°21′W / 36.000°S 57.350°W / -36.000; -57.350 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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