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40th Parallel South

Line across the Earth
40°
40th parallel south

The 40th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 40 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

On 21 June, the sun is at 26.17° in the sky and at 73.83° on 21 December.

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 40° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
 Australia Tasmania - King Island
Bass Strait
 Australia Tasmania - Flinders Island
Pacific Ocean Tasman Sea
 New Zealand North Island
Pacific Ocean
 Chile Los Ríos Region – passing through Punta Galera (at )
 Argentina Neuquén Province
Río Negro Province
Buenos Aires Province
Atlantic Ocean

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