54th parallel north

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54th parallel north

The 54th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 54 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses Europe, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, North America, and the Atlantic Ocean.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 17 hours, 9 minutes during the summer solstice and 7 hours, 22 minutes during the winter solstice.[1]

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian (in the North Sea southeast of Bridlington, East Yorkshire, England) and heading eastwards, the parallel 54° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
54°0′N 0°0′E / 54.000°N 0.000°E / 54.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) North Sea
54°0′N 8°52′E / 54.000°N 8.867°E / 54.000; 8.867 (Germany)  Germany
54°0′N 10°47′E / 54.000°N 10.783°E / 54.000; 10.783 (Baltic Sea) Baltic Sea Bay of Lübeck
54°0′N 11°1′E / 54.000°N 11.017°E / 54.000; 11.017 (Germany)  Germany
54°0′N 11°12′E / 54.000°N 11.200°E / 54.000; 11.200 (Baltic Sea) Baltic Sea Bay of Wismar
54°0′N 11°23′E / 54.000°N 11.383°E / 54.000; 11.383 (Germany)  Germany Island of Poel, mainland, and island of Usedom
54°0′N 14°6′E / 54.000°N 14.100°E / 54.000; 14.100 (Baltic Sea) Baltic Sea
54°0′N 14°38′E / 54.000°N 14.633°E / 54.000; 14.633 (Poland)  Poland Island of Wolin, and mainland
54°0′N 23°29′E / 54.000°N 23.483°E / 54.000; 23.483 (Lithuania)  Lithuania
54°0′N 24°36′E / 54.000°N 24.600°E / 54.000; 24.600 (Belarus)  Belarus For about 7 km
54°0′N 24°43′E / 54.000°N 24.717°E / 54.000; 24.717 (Lithuania)  Lithuania For about 8 km
54°0′N 24°50′E / 54.000°N 24.833°E / 54.000; 24.833 (Belarus)  Belarus Passing just north of Minsk
54°0′N 31°52′E / 54.000°N 31.867°E / 54.000; 31.867 (Russia)  Russia
54°0′N 61°15′E / 54.000°N 61.250°E / 54.000; 61.250 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
54°0′N 61°34′E / 54.000°N 61.567°E / 54.000; 61.567 (Russia)  Russia For about 5 km
54°0′N 61°39′E / 54.000°N 61.650°E / 54.000; 61.650 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan For about 7 km
54°0′N 61°46′E / 54.000°N 61.767°E / 54.000; 61.767 (Russia)  Russia For about 4 km
54°0′N 61°49′E / 54.000°N 61.817°E / 54.000; 61.817 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan For about 6 km
54°0′N 61°54′E / 54.000°N 61.900°E / 54.000; 61.900 (Russia)  Russia For about 8 km
54°0′N 62°1′E / 54.000°N 62.017°E / 54.000; 62.017 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
54°0′N 62°25′E / 54.000°N 62.417°E / 54.000; 62.417 (Russia)  Russia For about 14 km
54°0′N 62°38′E / 54.000°N 62.633°E / 54.000; 62.633 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
54°0′N 72°24′E / 54.000°N 72.400°E / 54.000; 72.400 (Russia)  Russia For about 19 km
54°0′N 72°42′E / 54.000°N 72.700°E / 54.000; 72.700 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
54°0′N 73°4′E / 54.000°N 73.067°E / 54.000; 73.067 (Russia)  Russia
54°0′N 73°31′E / 54.000°N 73.517°E / 54.000; 73.517 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan For about 15 km
54°0′N 73°44′E / 54.000°N 73.733°E / 54.000; 73.733 (Russia)  Russia
54°0′N 75°29′E / 54.000°N 75.483°E / 54.000; 75.483 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
54°0′N 76°32′E / 54.000°N 76.533°E / 54.000; 76.533 (Russia)  Russia Passing through Lake Baikal
54°0′N 137°30′E / 54.000°N 137.500°E / 54.000; 137.500 (Sea of Okhotsk) Sea of Okhotsk
54°0′N 138°46′E / 54.000°N 138.767°E / 54.000; 138.767 (Russia)  Russia
54°0′N 140°12′E / 54.000°N 140.200°E / 54.000; 140.200 (Sea of Okhotsk) Sea of Okhotsk Sakhalin Gulf
54°0′N 142°36′E / 54.000°N 142.600°E / 54.000; 142.600 (Russia)  Russia Island of Sakhalin
54°0′N 142°55′E / 54.000°N 142.917°E / 54.000; 142.917 (Sea of Okhotsk) Sea of Okhotsk
54°0′N 155°53′E / 54.000°N 155.883°E / 54.000; 155.883 (Russia)  Russia Kamchatka Peninsula
54°0′N 159°56′E / 54.000°N 159.933°E / 54.000; 159.933 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
54°0′N 169°30′E / 54.000°N 169.500°E / 54.000; 169.500 (Bering Sea) Bering Sea
54°0′N 166°47′W / 54.000°N 166.783°W / 54.000; -166.783 (United States)  United States Alaska - Unalaska Island
54°0′N 166°21′W / 54.000°N 166.350°W / 54.000; -166.350 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Gulf of Alaska - passing just north of Unalga Island, and just south of Akutan Island, Rootok Island, Avatanak Island and Tigalda Island, Alaska,  United States
54°0′N 133°6′W / 54.000°N 133.100°W / 54.000; -133.100 (Canada)  Canada British Columbia - Graham Island
54°0′N 131°41′W / 54.000°N 131.683°W / 54.000; -131.683 (Hecate Strait) Hecate Strait
54°0′N 130°40′W / 54.000°N 130.667°W / 54.000; -130.667 (Canada)  Canada British Columbia - Porcher Island, Kennedy Island and the mainland
Alberta
Saskatchewan
Manitoba
Ontario
54°0′N 82°14′W / 54.000°N 82.233°W / 54.000; -82.233 (James Bay) James Bay
54°0′N 78°58′W / 54.000°N 78.967°W / 54.000; -78.967 (Canada)  Canada Quebec
Newfoundland and Labrador
54°0′N 57°16′W / 54.000°N 57.267°W / 54.000; -57.267 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
54°0′N 10°12′W / 54.000°N 10.200°W / 54.000; -10.200 (Ireland)  Ireland Achill Island and mainland
54°0′N 6°7′W / 54.000°N 6.117°W / 54.000; -6.117 (Irish Sea) Irish Sea Passing just south of the  Isle of Man
54°0′N 2°54′W / 54.000°N 2.900°W / 54.000; -2.900 (United Kingdom)  United Kingdom England
54°0′N 0°13′W / 54.000°N 0.217°W / 54.000; -0.217 (Irish Sea) North Sea

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