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.
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