83rd parallel north
The northernmost land on earth, whether the permanent Kaffeklubben Island or the shifting/resubmerging gravel banks of Oodaaq or ATOW1996, are roughly 40 minutes of arc (75 to 79 kilometres) north of this parallel.
Around the world
Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 83° north passes through:
Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes Arctic Ocean Canada Nunavut - Ellesmere Island Lincoln Sea Greenland Sverdrup Island, the mainland, Borup Island, MacMillan Island and the mainland again Arctic Ocean