Antarctic Circle | geography

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The Antarctic Circle is roughly 17,662 kilometres (10,975 mi) long.[4] The area south of the Circle is about 20,000,000 km2 (7,700,000 sq mi) and covers roughly 4% of Earth's surface.[5] The continent of Antarctica covers much of the area within the Antarctic Circle.

Sites along the Circle

Starting at the prime meridian and heading eastwards, the Antarctic Circle passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
66°34′S 0°0′E / 66°34′S 0°0′E / Prime Meridian) Southern Ocean North of Queen Maud Land and Enderby Land
66°34′S 50°32′E / 66°34′S 50°32′E / Antarctica) AntarcticaEnderby Land Territory claimed by  Australia
66°34′S 57°19′E / 66°34′S 57°19′E / Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean North of the Amery Ice Shelf
66°34′S 82°6′E / 66°34′S 82°6′E / Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Australia
66°34′S 89°14′E / 66°34′S 89°14′E / Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°34′S 91°29′E / 66°34′S 91°29′E / Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Australia
66°34′S 92°21′E / 66°34′S 92°21′E / Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°34′S 93°52′E / 66°34′S 93°52′E / Antarctica) Antarctica Territory claimed by  Australia
66°34′S 107°45′E / 66°34′S 107°45′E / Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Vincennes Bay
66°34′S 110°12′E / 66°34′S 110°12′E / Antarctica) AntarcticaWilkes Land Territory claimed by  Australia
66°34′S 116°35′E / 66°34′S 116°35′E / Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°34′S 121°31′E / 66°34′S 121°31′E / Antarctica) AntarcticaWilkes Land Territory claimed by  Australia
66°34′S 127°9′E / 66°34′S 127°9′E / Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°34′S 129°38′E / 66°34′S 129°38′E / Antarctica) AntarcticaWilkes Land Territory claimed by  Australia
66°34′S 136°0′E / 66°34′S 136°0′E / Antarctica) AntarcticaAdélie Land Territory claimed by  France
66°34′S 138°56′E / 66°34′S 138°56′E / Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°34′S 162°44′E / 66°34′S 162°44′E / -66.567; 162.733 Balleny IslandsBorradaile Island Territory claimed by  New Zealand
66°34′S 162°45′E / 66°34′S 162°45′E / Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Passing just north of Adelaide Island (claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)
66°34′S 65°44′W / 66°34′S 65°44′W / Antarctica) AntarcticaAntarctic Peninsula, Graham Land and Larsen Ice Shelf Territory claimed by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom
66°34′S 60°21′W / 66°34′S 60°21′W / Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean Passing through the Weddell Sea and into an unnamed part of the ocean
Other Languages
azərbaycanca: Cənub Qütb dairəsi
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Паўднёвы палярны круг
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Bahasa Indonesia: Lingkar Antartik
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