54th parallel south

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54th parallel south

The 54th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 54 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 54° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
54°0′S 0°0′E / 54.000°S 0.000°E / -54.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
54°0′S 20°0′E / 54.000°S 20.000°E / -54.000; 20.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
54°0′S 147°0′E / 54.000°S 147.000°E / -54.000; 147.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
54°0′S 73°9′W / 54.000°S 73.150°W / -54.000; -73.150 (Chile)  Chile Santa Inés Island, Clarence Island and Aracena Island
54°0′S 71°16′W / 54.000°S 71.267°W / -54.000; -71.267 (Strait of Magellan) Strait of Magellan
54°0′S 70°52′W / 54.000°S 70.867°W / -54.000; -70.867 (Chile)  Chile Dawson Island
54°0′S 70°20′W / 54.000°S 70.333°W / -54.000; -70.333 (Canal Whiteside) Canal Whiteside
54°0′S 70°5′W / 54.000°S 70.083°W / -54.000; -70.083 (Chile)  Chile Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
54°0′S 68°37′W / 54.000°S 68.617°W / -54.000; -68.617 (Argentina)  Argentina Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
54°0′S 67°24′W / 54.000°S 67.400°W / -54.000; -67.400 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
54°0′S 38°12′W / 54.000°S 38.200°W / -54.000; -38.200 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands)  South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Willis Islands, Bird Island and South Georgia (claimed by  Argentina)
54°0′S 37°23′W / 54.000°S 37.383°W / -54.000; -37.383 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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