49th parallel south


The 49th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 49 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

Line across the Earth
49th parallel south
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At this latitude the sun is visible for 16 hours, 12 minutes during the December solstice and 8 hours, 14 minutes during the June solstice.

Around the worldEdit

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 49° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or ocean Notes
49°0′S 0°0′E / 49.000°S 0.000°E / -49.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
49°0′S 20°0′E / 49.000°S 20.000°E / -49.000; 20.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
49°0′S 68°48′E / 49.000°S 68.800°E / -49.000; 68.800 (French Southern & Antarctic Lands)   French Southern and Antarctic Lands Kerguelen Islands
49°0′S 69°36′E / 49.000°S 69.600°E / -49.000; 69.600 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
49°0′S 147°0′E / 49.000°S 147.000°E / -49.000; 147.000 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing north of the Antipodes Islands,   New Zealand
49°0′S 75°35′W / 49.000°S 75.583°W / -49.000; -75.583 (Chile)   Chile Wellington Island, the English Narrows and mainland, Magallanes Region
49°0′S 72°59′W / 49.000°S 72.983°W / -49.000; -72.983 (Argentina)   Argentina Santa Cruz Province
49°0′S 67°31′W / 49.000°S 67.517°W / -49.000; -67.517 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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