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26th parallel north

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26th parallel north

The 26th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 26 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses Africa, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, North America and the Atlantic Ocean.

A section of the border between Western Sahara and Mauritania is defined by the parallel.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 13 hours, 46 minutes during the summer solstice and 10 hours, 31 minutes during the winter solstice. The sun is at 40.17 degrees in the sky during the winter solstice and 87.83 degrees in the sky during the summer solstice

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 26° north passes through:

References

26th parallel north Wikipedia


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