29th parallel south

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Line across the Earth
29th parallel south
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In Australia, the parallel defines most of the border between Queensland and New South Wales.

The 29th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 29 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

In Australia, much of the border between Queensland and New South Wales is defined by the parallel.

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 29° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or ocean Notes
29°0′S 0°0′E / 29.000°S 0.000°E / -29.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
29°0′S 16°43′E / 29.000°S 16.717°E / -29.000; 16.717 (South Africa)  South Africa Northern Cape
Free State
29°0′S 27°43′E / 29.000°S 27.717°E / -29.000; 27.717 (Lesotho)  Lesotho
29°0′S 29°9′E / 29.000°S 29.150°E / -29.000; 29.150 (South Africa)  South Africa KwaZulu Natal
29°0′S 31°44′E / 29.000°S 31.733°E / -29.000; 31.733 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
29°0′S 114°45′E / 29.000°S 114.750°E / -29.000; 114.750 (Australia)  Australia Western Australia
South Australia
Queensland / New South Wales border
— note that the border occasionally diverts slightly south of the parallel
New South Wales
New South Wales
29°0′S 153°29′E / 29.000°S 153.483°E / -29.000; 153.483 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
29°0′S 168°1′E / 29.000°S 168.017°E / -29.000; 168.017 (Norfolk Island)  Norfolk Island
29°0′S 168°3′E / 29.000°S 168.050°E / -29.000; 168.050 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just north of Raoul Island,  New Zealand
29°0′S 71°30′W / 29.000°S 71.500°W / -29.000; -71.500 (Chile)  Chile
29°0′S 69°44′W / 29.000°S 69.733°W / -29.000; -69.733 (Argentina)  Argentina
29°0′S 56°25′W / 29.000°S 56.417°W / -29.000; -56.417 (Brazil)  Brazil Rio Grande do Sul
Santa Catarina
29°0′S 49°25′W / 29.000°S 49.417°W / -29.000; -49.417 (AtlanticOcean) Atlantic Ocean

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