55th parallel north
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This latitude also roughly corresponds to the minimum latitude in which nautical twilight can last all night near the summer solstice.
Around the world
Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 55° north passes through:
Notable cities and towns on 55°N
- Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia
- Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia
- Derry, Northern Ireland, UK
- Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
- South Shields, England, UK.
- Thompson, Manitoba, CA
Use as a boundary
- "Duration of Daylight/Darkness Table for One Year". aa.usno.navy.mil.