63rd parallel north

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63rd parallel north
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The 63rd parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 63 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 20 hours, 19 minutes during the summer solstice and 4 hours, 43 minutes during the winter solstice.

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 63° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or ocean Notes
63°0′N 0°0′E / 63.000°N 0.000°E / 63.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 7°11′E / 63.000°N 7.183°E / 63.000; 7.183 (Norway)  Norway Skerries of, and Møre og Romsdal proper
63°0′N 7°18′E / 63.000°N 7.300°E / 63.000; 7.300 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Lauvøyfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 7°23′E / 63.000°N 7.383°E / 63.000; 7.383 (Norway)  Norway Averøy, Møre og Romsdal
63°0′N 7°43′E / 63.000°N 7.717°E / 63.000; 7.717 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Kvernesfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 7°53′E / 63.000°N 7.883°E / 63.000; 7.883 (Norway)  Norway Aspøya, Møre og Romsdal
63°0′N 7°57′E / 63.000°N 7.950°E / 63.000; 7.950 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Tingvollfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 8°3′E / 63.000°N 8.050°E / 63.000; 8.050 (Norway)  Norway Tingvoll, Møre og Romsdal proper
63°0′N 8°15′E / 63.000°N 8.250°E / 63.000; 8.250 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Trongfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 8°20′E / 63.000°N 8.333°E / 63.000; 8.333 (Norway)  Norway Surnadal, Møre og Romsdal
63°0′N 8°30′E / 63.000°N 8.500°E / 63.000; 8.500 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Hamnesfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 8°32′E / 63.000°N 8.533°E / 63.000; 8.533 (Norway)  Norway Møre og Romsdal, Trøndelag
63°0′N 12°12′E / 63.000°N 12.200°E / 63.000; 12.200 (Sweden)  Sweden Mainland and Ulvön Island
63°0′N 18°39′E / 63.000°N 18.650°E / 63.000; 18.650 (Baltic Sea) Atlantic Ocean Gulf of Bothnia, Baltic Sea
63°0′N 21°7′E / 63.000°N 21.117°E / 63.000; 21.117 (Finland)  Finland
63°0′N 31°30′E / 63.000°N 31.500°E / 63.000; 31.500 (Russia)  Russia
63°0′N 179°15′E / 63.000°N 179.250°E / 63.000; 179.250 (Bering Sea) Pacific Ocean Bering Sea
63°0′N 169°46′W / 63.000°N 169.767°W / 63.000; -169.767 (United States)  United States Alaska - St. Lawrence Island
63°0′N 169°33′W / 63.000°N 169.550°W / 63.000; -169.550 (Bering Sea) Pacific Ocean Bering Sea
63°0′N 164°43′W / 63.000°N 164.717°W / 63.000; -164.717 (United States)  United States Alaska
63°0′N 141°0′W / 63.000°N 141.000°W / 63.000; -141.000 (Canada)  Canada Yukon
Northwest Territories
Nunavut
63°0′N 90°42′W / 63.000°N 90.700°W / 63.000; -90.700 (Hudson Bay) Arctic Ocean Hudson Bay
Passing just south of Southampton Island, Nunavut,  Canada
63°0′N 84°55′W / 63.000°N 84.917°W / 63.000; -84.917 (Fisher Strait) Fisher Strait, Hudson Bay
63°0′N 82°43′W / 63.000°N 82.717°W / 63.000; -82.717 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Bencas Island
63°0′N 82°41′W / 63.000°N 82.683°W / 63.000; -82.683 (Evans Strait) Arctic Ocean Evans Strait, Hudson Bay
Passing just north of Coats Island, Nunavut,  Canada
63°0′N 81°50′W / 63.000°N 81.833°W / 63.000; -81.833 (Hudson Bay) Hudson Bay
63°0′N 78°30′W / 63.000°N 78.500°W / 63.000; -78.500 (Hudson Strait) Hudson Strait
Passing just south of Nottingham Island, Nunavut,  Canada
63°0′N 71°12′W / 63.000°N 71.200°W / 63.000; -71.200 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Meta Incognita Peninsula, Baffin Island
63°0′N 67°28′W / 63.000°N 67.467°W / 63.000; -67.467 (Frobisher Bay) Arctic Ocean Frobisher Bay, Davis Strait
63°0′N 66°54′W / 63.000°N 66.900°W / 63.000; -66.900 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Chase Island and Hall Peninsula, Baffin Island
63°0′N 64°45′W / 63.000°N 64.750°W / 63.000; -64.750 (Davis Strait) Arctic Ocean Davis Strait
63°0′N 50°30′W / 63.000°N 50.500°W / 63.000; -50.500 (Greenland)  Greenland
63°0′N 41°28′W / 63.000°N 41.467°W / 63.000; -41.467 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Passing 32 km south of Surtsey,  Iceland

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