76th parallel north

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76th parallel north

The 76th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 76 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 76° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
76°0′N 0°0′E / 76.000°N 0.000°E / 76.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea
Norwegian Sea
76°0′N 17°14′E / 76.000°N 17.233°E / 76.000; 17.233 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
76°0′N 60°19′E / 76.000°N 60.317°E / 76.000; 60.317 (Russia)  Russia Novaya Zemlya - Severny Island
76°0′N 66°31′E / 76.000°N 66.517°E / 76.000; 66.517 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea Passing just north of the Izvestiy TSIK Islands,  Russia
76°0′N 92°57′E / 76.000°N 92.950°E / 76.000; 92.950 (Russia)  Russia Taymyr Peninsula
76°0′N 113°32′E / 76.000°N 113.533°E / 76.000; 113.533 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
76°0′N 137°54′E / 76.000°N 137.900°E / 76.000; 137.900 (Russia)  Russia New Siberian Islands - Kotelny Island
76°0′N 139°34′E / 76.000°N 139.567°E / 76.000; 139.567 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea
76°0′N 140°58′E / 76.000°N 140.967°E / 76.000; 140.967 (Russia)  Russia New Siberian Islands - Bunge Land and Faddeyevsky Island
76°0′N 142°8′E / 76.000°N 142.133°E / 76.000; 142.133 (East Siberian Sea) East Siberian Sea Passing just south of Zhokhov Island,  Russia
76°0′N 161°24′E / 76.000°N 161.400°E / 76.000; 161.400 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
76°0′N 122°35′W / 76.000°N 122.583°W / 76.000; -122.583 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories - Prince Patrick Island
76°0′N 119°27′W / 76.000°N 119.450°W / 76.000; -119.450 (Crozier Channel) Crozier Channel
76°0′N 118°6′W / 76.000°N 118.100°W / 76.000; -118.100 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories - Eglinton Island
76°0′N 117°33′W / 76.000°N 117.550°W / 76.000; -117.550 (Kellett Strait) Kellett Strait
76°0′N 116°26′W / 76.000°N 116.433°W / 76.000; -116.433 (Canada)  Canada Northwest Territories - Melville Island
76°0′N 111°58′W / 76.000°N 111.967°W / 76.000; -111.967 (Hecla and Griper Bay) Hecla and Griper Bay
76°0′N 109°29′W / 76.000°N 109.483°W / 76.000; -109.483 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Melville Island
76°0′N 107°35′W / 76.000°N 107.583°W / 76.000; -107.583 (Weatherall Bay) Weatherall Bay
76°0′N 106°44′W / 76.000°N 106.733°W / 76.000; -106.733 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Melville Island
76°0′N 105°50′W / 76.000°N 105.833°W / 76.000; -105.833 (Byam Martin Channel) Byam Martin Channel
76°0′N 103°22′W / 76.000°N 103.367°W / 76.000; -103.367 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Massey Island
76°0′N 102°27′W / 76.000°N 102.450°W / 76.000; -102.450 (Erskine Inlet) Erskine Inlet Passing just north of Alexander Island, Nunavut,  Canada
76°0′N 101°44′W / 76.000°N 101.733°W / 76.000; -101.733 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Bathurst Island, passing through the May Inlet
76°0′N 97°37′W / 76.000°N 97.617°W / 76.000; -97.617 (Queens Channel) Queens Channel Passing just north of Baring Island, Nunavut,  Canada
Passing just south of Dundas Island and Margaret Island, Nunavut,  Canada
76°0′N 94°35′W / 76.000°N 94.583°W / 76.000; -94.583 (Queens Channel) Wellington Channel Passing just north of Baillie-Hamilton Island, Nunavut,  Canada
76°0′N 92°33′W / 76.000°N 92.550°W / 76.000; -92.550 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Devon Island
76°0′N 89°55′W / 76.000°N 89.917°W / 76.000; -89.917 (Jones Sound) Jones Sound
76°0′N 79°23′W / 76.000°N 79.383°W / 76.000; -79.383 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Coburg Island
76°0′N 79°3′W / 76.000°N 79.050°W / 76.000; -79.050 (Baffin Bay) Baffin Bay
76°0′N 67°11′W / 76.000°N 67.183°W / 76.000; -67.183 (Greenland)  Greenland
76°0′N 66°37′W / 76.000°N 66.617°W / 76.000; -66.617 (Melville Bay) Melville Bay
76°0′N 60°6′W / 76.000°N 60.100°W / 76.000; -60.100 (Greenland)  Greenland
76°0′N 19°54′W / 76.000°N 19.900°W / 76.000; -19.900 (Dove Bay) Dove Bay
76°0′N 18°34′W / 76.000°N 18.567°W / 76.000; -18.567 (Greenland)  Greenland Island of Store Koldewey
76°0′N 18°28′W / 76.000°N 18.467°W / 76.000; -18.467 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea

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