43rd parallel south

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43rd parallel south

The 43rd parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 43 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

On December 21 the sun is at 70.83 degrees in the sky.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 15 hours, 22 minutes during the December solstice and 9 hours, 0 minutes during the June solstice.

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 43° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
43°0′S 0°0′E / 43.000°S 0.000°E / -43.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
43°0′S 20°0′E / 43.000°S 20.000°E / -43.000; 20.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
43°0′S 145°36′E / 43.000°S 145.600°E / -43.000; 145.600 (Australia)  Australia Tasmania
43°0′S 147°57′E / 43.000°S 147.950°E / -43.000; 147.950 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Tasman Sea
43°0′S 170°34′E / 43.000°S 170.567°E / -43.000; 170.567 (New Zealand)  New Zealand South Island
43°0′S 173°7′E / 43.000°S 173.117°E / -43.000; 173.117 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
43°0′S 74°15′W / 43.000°S 74.250°W / -43.000; -74.250 (Chile)  Chile Chiloé Island
43°0′S 73°21′W / 43.000°S 73.350°W / -43.000; -73.350 (Gulf of Corcovado) Gulf of Corcovado
43°0′S 72°45′W / 43.000°S 72.750°W / -43.000; -72.750 (Chile)  Chile
43°0′S 72°3′W / 43.000°S 72.050°W / -43.000; -72.050 (Argentina)  Argentina
43°0′S 64°20′W / 43.000°S 64.333°W / -43.000; -64.333 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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