65th parallel north

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65th parallel north

The 65th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 65 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Asia and North America.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 22 hours, 2 minutes during the summer solstice and 3 hours, 35 minutes during the winter solstice.

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 65° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
65°0′N 0°0′E / 65.000°N 0.000°E / 65.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea
65°0′N 11°37′E / 65.000°N 11.617°E / 65.000; 11.617 (Norway)  Norway Nord-Trøndelag; Nordland; Nord-Trøndelag
65°0′N 14°10′E / 65.000°N 14.167°E / 65.000; 14.167 (Sweden)  Sweden
65°0′N 21°23′E / 65.000°N 21.383°E / 65.000; 21.383 (Baltic Sea) Baltic Sea Gulf of Bothnia
65°0′N 24°34′E / 65.000°N 24.567°E / 65.000; 24.567 (Finland)  Finland Island of Hailuoto and mainland
65°0′N 29°36′E / 65.000°N 29.600°E / 65.000; 29.600 (Russia)  Russia
65°0′N 34°48′E / 65.000°N 34.800°E / 65.000; 34.800 (White Sea) White Sea Onega Bay
65°0′N 35°42′E / 65.000°N 35.700°E / 65.000; 35.700 (Russia)  Russia Solovetsky Islands
65°0′N 35°51′E / 65.000°N 35.850°E / 65.000; 35.850 (White Sea) White Sea Onega Bay
65°0′N 36°48′E / 65.000°N 36.800°E / 65.000; 36.800 (Russia)  Russia Onega Peninsula
65°0′N 37°43′E / 65.000°N 37.717°E / 65.000; 37.717 (White Sea) White Sea Dvina Bay
65°0′N 40°19′E / 65.000°N 40.317°E / 65.000; 40.317 (Russia)  Russia
65°0′N 179°53′E / 65.000°N 179.883°E / 65.000; 179.883 (Bering Sea) Bering Sea Gulf of Anadyr
65°0′N 175°52′W / 65.000°N 175.867°W / 65.000; -175.867 (Russia)  Russia Chukchi Peninsula
65°0′N 172°13′W / 65.000°N 172.217°W / 65.000; -172.217 (Bering Strait) Bering Strait Passing just north of King Island, Alaska,  United States
65°0′N 166°41′W / 65.000°N 166.683°W / 65.000; -166.683 (United States)  United States Alaska
65°0′N 141°0′W / 65.000°N 141.000°W / 65.000; -141.000 (Canada)  Canada Yukon
Northwest Territories - passing through Great Bear Lake
Nunavut
65°0′N 87°7′W / 65.000°N 87.117°W / 65.000; -87.117 (Roes Welcome Sound) Roes Welcome Sound
65°0′N 86°12′W / 65.000°N 86.200°W / 65.000; -86.200 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Southampton Island
65°0′N 83°17′W / 65.000°N 83.283°W / 65.000; -83.283 (Foxe Basin) Foxe Basin
65°0′N 78°3′W / 65.000°N 78.050°W / 65.000; -78.050 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Baffin Island
65°0′N 66°30′W / 65.000°N 66.500°W / 65.000; -66.500 (Cumberland Sound) Cumberland Sound
65°0′N 63°49′W / 65.000°N 63.817°W / 65.000; -63.817 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island
65°0′N 63°27′W / 65.000°N 63.450°W / 65.000; -63.450 (Davis Strait) Davis Strait
65°0′N 51°48′W / 65.000°N 51.800°W / 65.000; -51.800 (Greenland)  Greenland Fiskevandet
65°0′N 40°36′W / 65.000°N 40.600°W / 65.000; -40.600 (Pikiulleq) Pikiulleq
65°0′N 39°46′W / 65.000°N 39.767°W / 65.000; -39.767 (Greenland)  Greenland Takiseeq
65°0′N 39°47′W / 65.000°N 39.783°W / 65.000; -39.783 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Denmark Strait
65°0′N 23°14′W / 65.000°N 23.233°W / 65.000; -23.233 (Iceland)  Iceland
65°0′N 13°36′W / 65.000°N 13.600°W / 65.000; -13.600 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea

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