36th parallel south

The 36th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 36 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

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36th parallel south

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 36° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or ocean Notes
36°0′S 0°0′E Atlantic Ocean
36°0′S 20°0′E Indian Ocean
36°0′S 136°41′E  Australia South Australia - Kangaroo Island
36°0′S 137°36′E Indian Ocean D'Estrees Bay, Backstairs Passage and Encounter Bay
36°0′S 139°28′E  Australia
36°0′S 150°9′E Pacific Ocean Tasman Sea
36°0′S 173°47′E  New Zealand North Island
36°0′S 174°29′E Pacific Ocean Passing just south of the Hen and Chicken Islands,  New Zealand
Passing just north of Great Barrier Island,  New Zealand
36°0′S 72°47′W  Chile Maule Region
36°0′S 70°24′W  Argentina The parallel defines part of the border between Mendoza Province and La Pampa Province, and part of the border between San Luis Province and La Pampa Province
36°0′S 57°21′W Atlantic Ocean

See also

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