70th parallel north
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The 70th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 70 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane, in the Arctic. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Asia and North America, and passes through some of the southern seas of the Arctic Ocean.
On 21 June, the maximum altitude of the sun is 43.44 degrees and –3.44 degrees on 21 December.
Around the world
Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 70° north passes through: