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42nd parallel south

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42nd parallel south

The 42nd parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 42 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

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In Argentina, the 42nd parallel south defines the border between Río Negro Province and Chubut Province.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 15 hours, 15 minutes during the December solstice and 9 hours, 7 minutes during the June solstice.

The alcohol brand 42 Below was named in part because the 42nd parallel South passes through New Zealand.

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