63rd parallel north

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63rd parallel north

The 63rd parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 63 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Asia and North America.

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At this latitude the sun is visible for 20 hours, 19 minutes during the summer solstice and 4 hours, 43 minutes during the winter solstice.

Around the worldEdit

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 63° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or ocean Notes
63°0′N 0°0′E / 63.000°N 0.000°E / 63.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 7°11′E / 63.000°N 7.183°E / 63.000; 7.183 (Norway)   Norway Skerries of, and Møre og Romsdal proper
63°0′N 7°18′E / 63.000°N 7.300°E / 63.000; 7.300 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Lauvøyfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 7°23′E / 63.000°N 7.383°E / 63.000; 7.383 (Norway)   Norway Averøy, Møre og Romsdal
63°0′N 7°43′E / 63.000°N 7.717°E / 63.000; 7.717 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Kvernesfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 7°53′E / 63.000°N 7.883°E / 63.000; 7.883 (Norway)   Norway Aspøya, Møre og Romsdal
63°0′N 7°57′E / 63.000°N 7.950°E / 63.000; 7.950 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Tingvollfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 8°3′E / 63.000°N 8.050°E / 63.000; 8.050 (Norway)   Norway Tingvoll, Møre og Romsdal proper
63°0′N 8°15′E / 63.000°N 8.250°E / 63.000; 8.250 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Trongfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 8°20′E / 63.000°N 8.333°E / 63.000; 8.333 (Norway)   Norway Surnadal, Møre og Romsdal
63°0′N 8°30′E / 63.000°N 8.500°E / 63.000; 8.500 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Hamnesfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 8°32′E / 63.000°N 8.533°E / 63.000; 8.533 (Norway)   Norway Møre og Romsdal, Trøndelag
63°0′N 12°12′E / 63.000°N 12.200°E / 63.000; 12.200 (Sweden)   Sweden Mainland and Ulvön Island
63°0′N 18°39′E / 63.000°N 18.650°E / 63.000; 18.650 (Baltic Sea) Atlantic Ocean Gulf of Bothnia, Baltic Sea
63°0′N 21°7′E / 63.000°N 21.117°E / 63.000; 21.117 (Finland)   Finland
63°0′N 31°30′E / 63.000°N 31.500°E / 63.000; 31.500 (Russia)   Russia
63°0′N 179°15′E / 63.000°N 179.250°E / 63.000; 179.250 (Bering Sea) Pacific Ocean Bering Sea
63°0′N 169°46′W / 63.000°N 169.767°W / 63.000; -169.767 (United States)   United States Alaska - St. Lawrence Island
63°0′N 169°33′W / 63.000°N 169.550°W / 63.000; -169.550 (Bering Sea) Pacific Ocean Bering Sea
63°0′N 164°43′W / 63.000°N 164.717°W / 63.000; -164.717 (United States)   United States Alaska
63°0′N 141°0′W / 63.000°N 141.000°W / 63.000; -141.000 (Canada)   Canada Yukon
Northwest Territories
Nunavut
63°0′N 90°42′W / 63.000°N 90.700°W / 63.000; -90.700 (Hudson Bay) Arctic Ocean Hudson Bay
Passing just south of Southampton Island, Nunavut,   Canada
63°0′N 84°55′W / 63.000°N 84.917°W / 63.000; -84.917 (Fisher Strait) Fisher Strait, Hudson Bay
63°0′N 82°43′W / 63.000°N 82.717°W / 63.000; -82.717 (Canada)   Canada Nunavut - Bencas Island
63°0′N 82°41′W / 63.000°N 82.683°W / 63.000; -82.683 (Evans Strait) Arctic Ocean Evans Strait, Hudson Bay
Passing just north of Coats Island, Nunavut,   Canada
63°0′N 81°50′W / 63.000°N 81.833°W / 63.000; -81.833 (Hudson Bay) Hudson Bay
63°0′N 78°30′W / 63.000°N 78.500°W / 63.000; -78.500 (Hudson Strait) Hudson Strait
Passing just south of Nottingham Island, Nunavut,   Canada
63°0′N 71°12′W / 63.000°N 71.200°W / 63.000; -71.200 (Canada)   Canada Nunavut - Meta Incognita Peninsula, Baffin Island
63°0′N 67°28′W / 63.000°N 67.467°W / 63.000; -67.467 (Frobisher Bay) Arctic Ocean Frobisher Bay, Davis Strait
63°0′N 66°54′W / 63.000°N 66.900°W / 63.000; -66.900 (Canada)   Canada Nunavut - Chase Island and Hall Peninsula, Baffin Island
63°0′N 64°45′W / 63.000°N 64.750°W / 63.000; -64.750 (Davis Strait) Arctic Ocean Davis Strait
63°0′N 50°30′W / 63.000°N 50.500°W / 63.000; -50.500 (Greenland)   Greenland
63°0′N 41°28′W / 63.000°N 41.467°W / 63.000; -41.467 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Passing 32 km south of Surtsey,   Iceland

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