69th parallel south

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69th parallel south

The 69th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 69 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane, in the Antarctic. It crosses the Southern Ocean and Antarctica.

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Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 69° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
69°0′S 0°0′E / 69.000°S 0.000°E / -69.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway
69°0′S 0°8′E / 69.000°S 0.133°E / -69.000; 0.133 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°0′S 33°11′E / 69.000°S 33.183°E / -69.000; 33.183 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia
69°0′S 35°4′E / 69.000°S 35.067°E / -69.000; 35.067 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Lützow-Holm Bay
69°0′S 39°46′E / 69.000°S 39.767°E / -69.000; 39.767 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia
69°0′S 74°55′E / 69.000°S 74.917°E / -69.000; 74.917 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Prydz Bay
69°0′S 78°10′E / 69.000°S 78.167°E / -69.000; 78.167 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia
Adélie Land, claimed by  France
Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia
69°0′S 156°0′E / 69.000°S 156.000°E / -69.000; 156.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°0′S 71°47′W / 69.000°S 71.783°W / -69.000; -71.783 (Antarctica) Antarctica Alexander Island, claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
69°0′S 70°5′W / 69.000°S 70.083°W / -69.000; -70.083 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Marguerite Bay
69°0′S 67°34′W / 69.000°S 67.567°W / -69.000; -67.567 (Antarctica) Antarctica Antarctic Peninsula, claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
69°0′S 59°15′W / 69.000°S 59.250°W / -69.000; -59.250 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Weddell Sea
69°0′S 1°23′W / 69.000°S 1.383°W / -69.000; -1.383 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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