40th parallel south
The 40th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 40 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America. Its long oceanic stretches are the northern domain of the Roaring Forties.
The maximum altitude of the Sun is > 35.00º in April and > 28.00º in May.
Around the world
Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 40° south passes through:
Co-ordinates Country, territory or ocean Notes Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean Australia King Island, Tasmania Indian Ocean Bass Strait Australia Flinders Island, Tasmania South Pacific Tasman Sea New Zealand Manawatū-Whanganui region
Hawke's Bay region – passing through Waipukurau
Pacific Ocean Chile Los Ríos Region – passing through Punta Galera and Pirihueico Lake Argentina Neuquén Province
Río Negro Province
Buenos Aires Province
- "Sunrise and sunset times in King Island, June 2018". www.timeanddate.com. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
- "Sunrise and sunset times in King Island, December 2018". www.timeanddate.com. Retrieved 2018-04-29.