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80th parallel north

The 80th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 80 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[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 80° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
80°0′N 0°0′E / 80.000°N 0.000°E / 80.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea
80°0′N 15°58′E / 80.000°N 15.967°E / 80.000; 15.967 (Norway)  Norway Svalbard - island of Spitsbergen
80°0′N 16°33′E / 80.000°N 16.550°E / 80.000; 16.550 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea
80°0′N 18°38′E / 80.000°N 18.633°E / 80.000; 18.633 (Norway)  Norway Svalbard - island of Nordaustlandet
80°0′N 27°10′E / 80.000°N 27.167°E / 80.000; 27.167 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea Passing just south of the islands of Storøya and Kvitøya, Svalbard,  Norway
Passing just south of Victoria Island,  Russia
80°0′N 50°34′E / 80.000°N 50.567°E / 80.000; 50.567 (Russia)  Russia Franz Josef Land - Northbrook Island
80°0′N 51°12′E / 80.000°N 51.200°E / 80.000; 51.200 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
80°0′N 58°47′E / 80.000°N 58.783°E / 80.000; 58.783 (Russia)  Russia Franz Josef Land - Salm Island
80°0′N 60°0′E / 80.000°N 60.000°E / 80.000; 60.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
80°0′N 66°13′E / 80.000°N 66.217°E / 80.000; 66.217 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
80°0′N 91°18′E / 80.000°N 91.300°E / 80.000; 91.300 (Russia)  Russia Severnaya Zemlya - Pioneer Island and October Revolution Island
80°0′N 99°20′E / 80.000°N 99.333°E / 80.000; 99.333 (Laptev Sea) Laptev Sea
80°0′N 105°40′E / 80.000°N 105.667°E / 80.000; 105.667 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°0′N 100°9′W / 80.000°N 100.150°W / 80.000; -100.150 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Meighen Island
80°0′N 98°45′W / 80.000°N 98.750°W / 80.000; -98.750 (Sverdrup Channel) Sverdrup Channel
80°0′N 96°37′W / 80.000°N 96.617°W / 80.000; -96.617 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Axel Heiberg Island
80°0′N 87°9′W / 80.000°N 87.150°W / 80.000; -87.150 (Eureka Sound) Eureka Sound
80°0′N 86°12′W / 80.000°N 86.200°W / 80.000; -86.200 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Fosheim Peninsula, Ellesmere Island
80°0′N 82°44′W / 80.000°N 82.733°W / 80.000; -82.733 (Cañon Fiord) Cañon Fiord
80°0′N 82°1′W / 80.000°N 82.017°W / 80.000; -82.017 (Canada)  Canada Nunavut - Ellesmere Island
80°0′N 70°40′W / 80.000°N 70.667°W / 80.000; -70.667 (Nares Strait) Nares Strait
80°0′N 65°3′W / 80.000°N 65.050°W / 80.000; -65.050 (Greenland)  Greenland
80°0′N 17°9′W / 80.000°N 17.150°W / 80.000; -17.150 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea

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