83rd parallel north

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83rd parallel north

The 83rd parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 83 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane, in the Arctic. It passes through the Arctic Ocean and North America.

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Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 83° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
83°0′N 0°0′E / 83.000°N 0.000°E / 83.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Arctic Ocean
83°0′N 77°25′W / 83.000°N 77.417°W / 83.000; -77.417 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Ellesmere Island
83°0′N 68°18′W / 83.000°N 68.300°W / 83.000; -68.300 (Lincoln Sea) Lincoln Sea
83°0′N 46°45′W / 83.000°N 46.750°W / 83.000; -46.750 (Greenland)  Greenland Sverdrup Island, the mainland, Borup Island, MacMillan Island and the mainland again
83°0′N 24°45′W / 83.000°N 24.750°W / 83.000; -24.750 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean

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