75th parallel north

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75th parallel north

The 75th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 75 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 75° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
75°0′N 0°0′E / 75.000°N 0.000°E / 75.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea
Norwegian Sea
75°0′N 18°27′E / 75.000°N 18.450°E / 75.000; 18.450 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
75°0′N 55°56′E / 75.000°N 55.933°E / 75.000; 55.933 (Russia)  Russia Novaya Zemlya - Severny Island
75°0′N 60°26′E / 75.000°N 60.433°E / 75.000; 60.433 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea Passing just south of the Arkticheskiy Institut Islands,  Russia
75°0′N 87°19′E / 75.000°N 87.317°E / 75.000; 87.317 (Russia)  Russia Taymyr Peninsula, passing through Lake Taymyr
75°0′N 112°53′E / 75.000°N 112.883°E / 75.000; 112.883 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
75°0′N 137°43′E / 75.000°N 137.717°E / 75.000; 137.717 (Russia)  Russia New Siberian Islands - Kotelny Island and Bunge Land
75°0′N 143°36′E / 75.000°N 143.600°E / 75.000; 143.600 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea Passing just south of Faddeyevsky Island,  Russia
75°0′N 147°11′E / 75.000°N 147.183°E / 75.000; 147.183 (Russia)  Russia New Siberian Islands - New Siberia
75°0′N 150°42′E / 75.000°N 150.700°E / 75.000; 150.700 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea
75°0′N 165°33′E / 75.000°N 165.550°E / 75.000; 165.550 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
75°0′N 131°54′W / 75.000°N 131.900°W / 75.000; -131.900 (Beaufort Sea) Beaufort Sea
75°0′N 124°7′W / 75.000°N 124.117°W / 75.000; -124.117 (M'Clure Strait) M'Clure Strait
75°0′N 115°53′W / 75.000°N 115.883°W / 75.000; -115.883 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories - Melville Island
75°0′N 114°47′W / 75.000°N 114.783°W / 75.000; -114.783 (Liddon Gulf) Liddon Gulf
75°0′N 112°29′W / 75.000°N 112.483°W / 75.000; -112.483 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories - Melville Island
Nunavut - Melville Island
75°0′N 106°41′W / 75.000°N 106.683°W / 75.000; -106.683 (Viscount Melville Sound) Viscount Melville Sound Passing just south of Byam Martin Island, Nunavut,  Canada
75°0′N 100°11′W / 75.000°N 100.183°W / 75.000; -100.183 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Bathurst Island
75°0′N 98°36′W / 75.000°N 98.600°W / 75.000; -98.600 (McDougall Sound) McDougall Sound
75°0′N 96°36′W / 75.000°N 96.600°W / 75.000; -96.600 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Cornwallis Island
75°0′N 93°28′W / 75.000°N 93.467°W / 75.000; -93.467 (Wellington Channel) Wellington Channel
75°0′N 92°11′W / 75.000°N 92.183°W / 75.000; -92.183 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Devon Island and Philpots Island
75°0′N 79°31′W / 75.000°N 79.517°W / 75.000; -79.517 (Baffin Bay) Baffin Bay
75°0′N 57°36′W / 75.000°N 57.600°W / 75.000; -57.600 (Greenland)  Greenland Mainland and Kuhn Island
75°0′N 20°1′W / 75.000°N 20.017°W / 75.000; -20.017 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Hochstetterbugten
75°0′N 18°52′W / 75.000°N 18.867°W / 75.000; -18.867 (Greenland)  Greenland Shannon Island
75°0′N 17°24′W / 75.000°N 17.400°W / 75.000; -17.400 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea

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