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.

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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