42nd parallel south
The 42nd parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 42 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.
The alcohol brand 42 Below was named in part because the 42nd parallel South passes through New Zealand.
Around the world
Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 42° south passes through:
Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean Australia Tasmania Pacific Ocean Tasman Sea New Zealand South Island Pacific Ocean Chile Chiloé Island (Los Lagos Region) Gulf of Ancud Chile Los Lagos Region Argentina The parallel defines the border between Río Negro Province and Chubut Province Atlantic Ocean