66th parallel south

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66th parallel south

The 66th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 66 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane, about 61 km north of the Antarctic Circle. It crosses the Southern Ocean and Antarctica.

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Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 66° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
66°0′S 0°0′E / 66.000°S 0.000°E / -66.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean
South of the Indian Ocean
66°0′S 51°57′E / 66.000°S 51.950°E / -66.000; 51.950 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Australia
66°0′S 55°43′E / 66.000°S 55.717°E / -66.000; 55.717 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Indian Ocean
66°0′S 81°36′E / 66.000°S 81.600°E / -66.000; 81.600 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Australia
66°0′S 82°32′E / 66.000°S 82.533°E / -66.000; 82.533 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Indian Ocean
66°0′S 87°45′E / 66.000°S 87.750°E / -66.000; 87.750 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Australia
66°0′S 88°1′E / 66.000°S 88.017°E / -66.000; 88.017 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Indian Ocean, passing just south of Drygalski Island
66°0′S 95°30′E / 66.000°S 95.500°E / -66.000; 95.500 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Australia
66°0′S 104°8′E / 66.000°S 104.133°E / -66.000; 104.133 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Indian Ocean
66°0′S 111°8′E / 66.000°S 111.133°E / -66.000; 111.133 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Australia
66°0′S 113°52′E / 66.000°S 113.867°E / -66.000; 113.867 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Indian Ocean
66°0′S 121°18′E / 66.000°S 121.300°E / -66.000; 121.300 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Australia
66°0′S 121°44′E / 66.000°S 121.733°E / -66.000; 121.733 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Indian Ocean
66°0′S 129°29′E / 66.000°S 129.483°E / -66.000; 129.483 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Australia
66°0′S 130°5′E / 66.000°S 130.083°E / -66.000; 130.083 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Indian Ocean
66°0′S 134°32′E / 66.000°S 134.533°E / -66.000; 134.533 (Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Australia
66°0′S 135°21′E / 66.000°S 135.350°E / -66.000; 135.350 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Indian Ocean
South of the Pacific Ocean
66°0′S 65°21′W / 66.000°S 65.350°W / -66.000; -65.350 (Antarctica) Antarctica Antarctic Peninsula, claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
66°0′S 60°18′W / 66.000°S 60.300°W / -66.000; -60.300 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean

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