75th parallel north
The 75th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 75 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane, in the Arctic. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Asia, the Arctic Ocean and North America.
Around the world
Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 75° north passes through:
Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea
Barents Sea Russia Novaya Zemlya - Severny Island Kara Sea Passing just south of the Arkticheskiy Institut Islands, Russia Russia Taymyr Peninsula, passing through Lake Taymyr Laptev Sea Russia New Siberian Islands - Kotelny Island and Bunge Land East Siberian Sea Passing just south of Faddeyevsky Island, Russia Russia New Siberian Islands - New Siberia East Siberian Sea Arctic Ocean Beaufort Sea M'Clure Strait Canada Northwest Territories - Melville Island Liddon Gulf Canada Northwest Territories - Melville Island
Nunavut - Melville Island
Viscount Melville Sound Passing just south of Byam Martin Island, Nunavut, Canada Canada Nunavut - Bathurst Island McDougall Sound Canada Nunavut - Cornwallis Island Wellington Channel Canada Nunavut - Devon Island and Philpots Island Baffin Bay Greenland Mainland and Kuhn Island Atlantic Ocean Hochstetterbugten Greenland Shannon Island Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea