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75th Parallel North

Line across the Earth
75°
75th parallel north

The 75th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 75 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane, in the Arctic. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Asia, the Arctic Ocean and North America.

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 75° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea
Norwegian Sea
Barents Sea
 Russia Novaya Zemlya - Severny Island
Kara Sea Passing just south of the Arkticheskiy Institut Islands,  Russia
 Russia Taymyr Peninsula, passing through Lake Taymyr
Laptev Sea
 Russia New Siberian Islands - Kotelny Island and Bunge Land
East Siberian Sea Passing just south of Faddeyevsky Island,  Russia
 Russia New Siberian Islands - New Siberia
East Siberian Sea
Arctic Ocean
Beaufort Sea
M'Clure Strait
 Canada Northwest Territories - Melville Island
Liddon Gulf
 Canada Northwest Territories - Melville Island
Nunavut - Melville Island
Viscount Melville Sound Passing just south of Byam Martin Island, Nunavut,  Canada
 Canada Nunavut - Bathurst Island
McDougall Sound
 Canada Nunavut - Cornwallis Island
Wellington Channel
 Canada Nunavut - Devon Island and Philpots Island
Baffin Bay
 Greenland Mainland and Kuhn Island
Atlantic Ocean Hochstetterbugten
 Greenland Shannon Island
Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea

See also

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