64th parallel north

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64th parallel north

The 64th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 64 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Asia and North America.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 21 hours, 1 minute during the summer solstice and 4 hours, 12 minutes during the winter solstice.

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 64° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
64°0′N 0°0′E / 64.000°N 0.000°E / 64.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea
64°0′N 10°0′E / 64.000°N 10.000°E / 64.000; 10.000 (Norway)  Norway Passing through Steinkjer
64°0′N 12°45′E / 64.000°N 12.750°E / 64.000; 12.750 (Sweden)  Sweden Passing just north of Umeå
64°0′N 20°55′E / 64.000°N 20.917°E / 64.000; 20.917 (Baltic Sea) Baltic Sea Gulf of Bothnia
64°0′N 23°23′E / 64.000°N 23.383°E / 64.000; 23.383 (Finland)  Finland
64°0′N 30°28′E / 64.000°N 30.467°E / 64.000; 30.467 (Russia)  Russia
64°0′N 36°15′E / 64.000°N 36.250°E / 64.000; 36.250 (White Sea) White Sea Onega Bay
64°0′N 38°4′E / 64.000°N 38.067°E / 64.000; 38.067 (Russia)  Russia
64°0′N 178°40′E / 64.000°N 178.667°E / 64.000; 178.667 (Bering Sea) Bering Sea
64°0′N 160°54′W / 64.000°N 160.900°W / 64.000; -160.900 (United States)  United States Alaska
64°0′N 141°0′W / 64.000°N 141.000°W / 64.000; -141.000 (Canada)  Canada Yukon
Northwest Territories
Nunavut
64°0′N 88°41′W / 64.000°N 88.683°W / 64.000; -88.683 (Roes Welcome Sound) Roes Welcome Sound
64°0′N 86°34′W / 64.000°N 86.567°W / 64.000; -86.567 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Southampton Island
64°0′N 83°40′W / 64.000°N 83.667°W / 64.000; -83.667 (South Bay) South Bay
64°0′N 83°9′W / 64.000°N 83.150°W / 64.000; -83.150 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Southampton Island
64°0′N 80°36′W / 64.000°N 80.600°W / 64.000; -80.600 (Foxe Channel) Foxe Channel
64°0′N 78°2′W / 64.000°N 78.033°W / 64.000; -78.033 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Mill Island and neighbouring islands
64°0′N 77°30′W / 64.000°N 77.500°W / 64.000; -77.500 (Hudson Strait) Hudson Strait
64°0′N 72°44′W / 64.000°N 72.733°W / 64.000; -72.733 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Baffin Island
64°0′N 64°40′W / 64.000°N 64.667°W / 64.000; -64.667 (Davis Strait) Davis Strait
64°0′N 51°38′W / 64.000°N 51.633°W / 64.000; -51.633 (Greenland)  Greenland
64°0′N 40°38′W / 64.000°N 40.633°W / 64.000; -40.633 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
64°0′N 22°43′W / 64.000°N 22.717°W / 64.000; -22.717 (Iceland)  Iceland Passing just south of Reykjavík
64°0′N 16°17′W / 64.000°N 16.283°W / 64.000; -16.283 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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