49th parallel south

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49th parallel south

The 49th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 49 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 16 hours, 12 minutes during the December solstice and 8 hours, 14 minutes during the June solstice.

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 49° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
49°0′S 0°0′E / 49.000°S 0.000°E / -49.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
49°0′S 20°0′E / 49.000°S 20.000°E / -49.000; 20.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
49°0′S 68°48′E / 49.000°S 68.800°E / -49.000; 68.800 (French Southern & Antarctic Lands)  French Southern and Antarctic Lands Kerguelen Islands
49°0′S 69°36′E / 49.000°S 69.600°E / -49.000; 69.600 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
49°0′S 147°0′E / 49.000°S 147.000°E / -49.000; 147.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
49°0′S 75°35′W / 49.000°S 75.583°W / -49.000; -75.583 (Chile)  Chile Patagonic Archipelago and mainland
49°0′S 72°59′W / 49.000°S 72.983°W / -49.000; -72.983 (Argentina)  Argentina
49°0′S 67°31′W / 49.000°S 67.517°W / -49.000; -67.517 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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