62nd parallel south

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62nd parallel south

The 62nd parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 62 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Southern Ocean and Antarctica.

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 62° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
62°0′S 0°0′E / 62.000°S 0.000°E / -62.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean
South of the Indian Ocean
South of the Pacific Ocean
South of the Atlantic Ocean
62°0′S 58°36′W / 62.000°S 58.600°W / -62.000; -58.600 (Antarctica) Antarctica King George Island, claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
62°0′S 57°39′W / 62.000°S 57.650°W / -62.000; -57.650 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean

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