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65th Parallel North

Line across the Earth
65°
65th parallel north

The 65th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 65 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Asia and North America.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 22 hours, 2 minutes during the summer solstice and 3 hours, 35 minutes during the winter solstice.

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 65° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea
 Norway Nord-Trøndelag; Nordland; Nord-Trøndelag
 Sweden
Baltic Sea Gulf of Bothnia
 Finland Island of Hailuoto and mainland
 Russia
White Sea Onega Bay
 Russia Solovetsky Islands
White Sea Onega Bay
 Russia Onega Peninsula
White Sea Dvina Bay
 Russia
Bering Sea Gulf of Anadyr
 Russia Chukchi Peninsula
Bering Strait Passing just north of King Island, Alaska,  United States
 United States Alaska
 Canada Yukon
Northwest Territories - passing through Great Bear Lake
Nunavut
Roes Welcome Sound
 Canada Nunavut - Southampton Island
Foxe Basin
 Canada Nunavut - Baffin Island
Cumberland Sound
 Canada Nunavut - Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island
Davis Strait
 Greenland
Atlantic Ocean Denmark Strait
 Iceland
Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea

See also

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