73rd parallel south

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73rd parallel south

The 73rd parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 73 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane in the Antarctic. The parallel passes through the Southern Ocean and Antarctica.

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Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 73° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
73°0′S 0°0′E / 73.000°S 0.000°E / -73.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway
Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia
Adélie Land, claimed by  France
Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia
Ross Dependency, claimed by  New Zealand
73°0′S 169°37′E / 73.000°S 169.617°E / -73.000; 169.617 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Ross Sea
73°0′S 103°26′W / 73.000°S 103.433°W / -73.000; -103.433 (Antarctica) Antarctica Unclaimed territory
Antártica Chilena, claimed by  Chile
73°0′S 85°46′W / 73.000°S 85.767°W / -73.000; -85.767 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Bellingshausen Sea
73°0′S 79°3′W / 73.000°S 79.050°W / -73.000; -79.050 (Antarctica) Antarctica Claimed by  Chile and  United Kingdom (overlapping claims)
73°0′S 74°17′W / 73.000°S 74.283°W / -73.000; -74.283 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
73°0′S 73°7′W / 73.000°S 73.117°W / -73.000; -73.117 (Antarctica) Antarctica Antarctic Peninsula - claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom (overlapping claims)
73°0′S 59°48′W / 73.000°S 59.800°W / -73.000; -59.800 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Weddell Sea
73°0′S 19°21′W / 73.000°S 19.350°W / -73.000; -19.350 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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