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40th parallel south

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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. Its long oceanic stretches are the northern domain of the Roaring Forties.

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On 21 June 2018, the sun is at 26.17° in the sky and at 73.83° on 21 December, in King Island, Tasmania, which is near the 40th parallel.[1][2]

The maximum altitude of the Sun is > 35.00º in April and > 28.00º in May.

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  1. ^ "Sunrise and sunset times in King Island, June 2018". Retrieved 2018-04-29.
  2. ^ "Sunrise and sunset times in King Island, December 2018". Retrieved 2018-04-29.