82nd parallel north

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82nd parallel north

The 82nd parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 82 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane, in the Arctic. It passes through the Arctic Ocean and North America.

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 82° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
82°0′N 0°0′E / 82.000°N 0.000°E / 82.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Arctic Ocean Passing just north of Rudolf Island, Franz Josef Land,  Russia
82°0′N 89°0′W / 82.000°N 89.000°W / 82.000; -89.000 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Ellesmere Island
82°0′N 62°34′W / 82.000°N 62.567°W / 82.000; -62.567 (Nares Strait) Nares Strait
82°0′N 59°30′W / 82.000°N 59.500°W / 82.000; -59.500 (Greenland)  Greenland Mainland and Hendrik Island
82°0′N 51°13′W / 82.000°N 51.217°W / 82.000; -51.217 (Sherard Osborn Fjord) Sherard Osborn Fjord
82°0′N 49°55′W / 82.000°N 49.917°W / 82.000; -49.917 (Greenland)  Greenland
82°0′N 46°3′W / 82.000°N 46.050°W / 82.000; -46.050 (Victoria Fjord) Victoria Fjord
82°0′N 44°53′W / 82.000°N 44.883°W / 82.000; -44.883 (Greenland)  Greenland
82°0′N 31°4′W / 82.000°N 31.067°W / 82.000; -31.067 (Independence Fjord) Independence Fjord
82°0′N 28°37′W / 82.000°N 28.617°W / 82.000; -28.617 (Greenland)  Greenland
82°0′N 24°36′W / 82.000°N 24.600°W / 82.000; -24.600 (Independence Fjord) Independence Fjord
82°0′N 23°11′W / 82.000°N 23.183°W / 82.000; -23.183 (Greenland)  Greenland
82°0′N 21°6′W / 82.000°N 21.100°W / 82.000; -21.100 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
82°0′N 19°30′W / 82.000°N 19.500°W / 82.000; -19.500 (Greenland)  Greenland Prinsesse Thyra Island
82°0′N 18°57′W / 82.000°N 18.950°W / 82.000; -18.950 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
82°0′N 18°0′W / 82.000°N 18.000°W / 82.000; -18.000 (Greenland)  Greenland Prinsesse Margarethe Island
82°0′N 17°50′W / 82.000°N 17.833°W / 82.000; -17.833 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean

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