64th parallel south

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64th parallel south

The 64th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 64 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Southern Ocean and Antarctica.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 21 hours, 01 minutes during the December solstice and 4 hours, 12 minutes during the June solstice.[1]

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Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 64° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
64°0′S 0°0′E / 64.000°S 0.000°E / -64.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean
South of the Indian Ocean
South of the Pacific Ocean
South of the Atlantic Ocean - passing just north of Brabant Island, Antarctica
64°0′S 61°57′W / 64.000°S 61.950°W / -64.000; -61.950 (Antarctica) Antarctica Liège Island, claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
64°0′S 61°50′W / 64.000°S 61.833°W / -64.000; -61.833 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean
64°0′S 60°35′W / 64.000°S 60.583°W / -64.000; -60.583 (Antarctica) Antarctica Antarctic Peninsula and James Ross Island, claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
64°0′S 57°31′W / 64.000°S 57.517°W / -64.000; -57.517 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Atlantic Ocean

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