63rd parallel south

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63rd parallel south

The 63rd parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 63 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 63° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
63°0′S 0°0′E / 63.000°S 0.000°E / -63.000; 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
63°0′S 62°37′W / 63.000°S 62.617°W / -63.000; -62.617 (Antarctica) Antarctica Smith Island, claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
63°0′S 62°28′W / 63.000°S 62.467°W / -63.000; -62.467 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean
63°0′S 60°42′W / 63.000°S 60.700°W / -63.000; -60.700 (Antarctica) Antarctica Deception Island, claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
63°0′S 60°33′W / 63.000°S 60.550°W / -63.000; -60.550 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean
63°0′S 56°30′W / 63.000°S 56.500°W / -63.000; -56.500 (Antarctica) Antarctica D'Urville Island, claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
63°0′S 56°8′W / 63.000°S 56.133°W / -63.000; -56.133 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean

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