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55th parallel south

The 55th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 55 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 17 hours, 22 minutes during the December solstice and 7 hours, 10 minutes during the June solstice.

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 55° south passes through:

References

55th parallel south Wikipedia


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