52nd parallel south

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52nd parallel south
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The 52nd parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 52 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

The parallel defines part of the border between Argentina and Chile.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 16 hours, 44 minutes during the December solstice and 7 hours, 44 minutes during the June solstice.[1]

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 52° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
52°0′S 0°0′E / 52.000°S 0.000°E / -52.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
52°0′S 20°0′E / 52.000°S 20.000°E / -52.000; 20.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
52°0′S 147°0′E / 52.000°S 147.000°E / -52.000; 147.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
52°0′S 75°4′W / 52.000°S 75.067°W / -52.000; -75.067 (Chile)  Chile Patagonic Archipelago and mainland
52°0′S 71°55′W / 52.000°S 71.917°W / -52.000; -71.917 (Argentina / Chile border)  Argentina /  Chile border
52°0′S 70°0′W / 52.000°S 70.000°W / -52.000; -70.000 (Argentina)  Argentina
52°0′S 68°42′W / 52.000°S 68.700°W / -52.000; -68.700 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
52°0′S 60°57′W / 52.000°S 60.950°W / -52.000; -60.950 (Falkland Islands)  Falkland Islands Dyke Island and West Falkland (claimed by  Argentina)
52°0′S 59°57′W / 52.000°S 59.950°W / -52.000; -59.950 (Falkland Sound) Falkland Sound
52°0′S 59°35′W / 52.000°S 59.583°W / -52.000; -59.583 (Falkland Islands)  Falkland Islands East Falkland and Lively Island (claimed by  Argentina)
52°0′S 58°21′W / 52.000°S 58.350°W / -52.000; -58.350 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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