74th parallel north

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74th parallel north

The 74th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 74 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane, in the Arctic. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Asia, the Arctic Ocean, and North America.

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Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 74° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
74°0′N 0°0′E / 74.000°N 0.000°E / 74.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea
Norwegian Sea
74°0′N 19°48′E / 74.000°N 19.800°E / 74.000; 19.800 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
74°0′N 54°35′E / 74.000°N 54.583°E / 74.000; 54.583 (Russia)  Russia Novaya Zemlya - Severny Island
74°0′N 58°17′E / 74.000°N 58.283°E / 74.000; 58.283 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
74°0′N 83°52′E / 74.000°N 83.867°E / 74.000; 83.867 (Russia)  Russia Rastorguyev Island
74°0′N 84°18′E / 74.000°N 84.300°E / 74.000; 84.300 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea Pyasino Gulf
74°0′N 86°49′E / 74.000°N 86.817°E / 74.000; 86.817 (Russia)  Russia Taymyr Peninsula, passing through Lake Taymyr
74°0′N 111°31′E / 74.000°N 111.517°E / 74.000; 111.517 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea Passing just south of Bolshoy Begichev Island,  Russia
74°0′N 135°55′E / 74.000°N 135.917°E / 74.000; 135.917 (Russia)  Russia New Siberian Islands - Stolbovoy Island
74°0′N 136°13′E / 74.000°N 136.217°E / 74.000; 136.217 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
74°0′N 140°19′E / 74.000°N 140.317°E / 74.000; 140.317 (Russia)  Russia New Siberian Islands - Little Lyakhovsky Island
74°0′N 141°2′E / 74.000°N 141.033°E / 74.000; 141.033 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea
74°0′N 169°43′E / 74.000°N 169.717°E / 74.000; 169.717 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
74°0′N 138°42′W / 74.000°N 138.700°W / 74.000; -138.700 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea
74°0′N 124°18′W / 74.000°N 124.300°W / 74.000; -124.300 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories - Banks Island
74°0′N 116°36′W / 74.000°N 116.600°W / 74.000; -116.600 (Viscount Melville Sound) Viscount Melville Sound
74°0′N 98°55′W / 74.000°N 98.917°W / 74.000; -98.917 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Russell Island
74°0′N 97°44′W / 74.000°N 97.733°W / 74.000; -97.733 (Parry Channel) Parry Channel
74°0′N 95°11′W / 74.000°N 95.183°W / 74.000; -95.183 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Somerset Island
74°0′N 91°1′W / 74.000°N 91.017°W / 74.000; -91.017 (Parry Channel) Parry Channel
74°0′N 90°3′W / 74.000°N 90.050°W / 74.000; -90.050 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Prince Leopold Island
74°0′N 89°57′W / 74.000°N 89.950°W / 74.000; -89.950 (Lancaster Sound) Lancaster Sound
74°0′N 79°0′W / 74.000°N 79.000°W / 74.000; -79.000 (Baffin Bay) Baffin Bay
74°0′N 56°4′W / 74.000°N 56.067°W / 74.000; -56.067 (Greenland)  Greenland
74°0′N 21°6′W / 74.000°N 21.100°W / 74.000; -21.100 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea

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