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70th parallel south

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70th parallel south

The 70th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 70 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane in the Antarctic. The parallel passes through the Southern Ocean and Antarctica.

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Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 70° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Continent or ocean Notes
70°0′S 0°0′E / 70.000°S 0.000°E / -70.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by   Norway
70°0′S 2°30′E / 70.000°S 2.500°E / -70.000; 2.500 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean King Haakon VII Sea, south of the Atlantic Ocean
70°0′S 6°22′E / 70.000°S 6.367°E / -70.000; 6.367 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by   Norway
70°0′S 7°25′E / 70.000°S 7.417°E / -70.000; 7.417 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean King Haakon VII Sea, south of the Indian Ocean
70°0′S 7°59′E / 70.000°S 7.983°E / -70.000; 7.983 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by   Norway
70°0′S 22°42′E / 70.000°S 22.700°E / -70.000; 22.700 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean King Haakon VII Sea, south of the Indian Ocean
70°0′S 26°30′E / 70.000°S 26.500°E / -70.000; 26.500 (Prime Meridian) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by   Norway
71°0′S 45°0′E / 71.000°S 45.000°E / -71.000; 45.000 Western Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by   Australia
70°0′S 136°0′E / 70.000°S 136.000°E / -70.000; 136.000 Adélie Land, claimed by   France
70°0′S 142°0′E / 70.000°S 142.000°E / -70.000; 142.000 George V Land, claimed by   Australia
70°0′S 160°0′E / 70.000°S 160.000°E / -70.000; 160.000 Ross Dependency, claimed by   New Zealand
70°0′S 160°34′E / 70.000°S 160.567°E / -70.000; 160.567 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean South of the Pacific Ocean
70°0′S 74°39′W / 70.000°S 74.650°W / -70.000; -74.650 (Antarctica) Antarctica Alexander Island and Antarctic Peninsula - claimed by   Argentina,   Chile and   United Kingdom (overlapping claims)
70°0′S 60°33′W / 70.000°S 60.550°W / -70.000; -60.550 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Weddell Sea, south of the Atlantic Ocean
70°0′S 1°30′W / 70.000°S 1.500°W / -70.000; -1.500 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by   Norway

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