63rd parallel north


The 63rd parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 63 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Asia and North America.

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63rd parallel north
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At this latitude the sun is visible for 20 hours, 19 minutes during the summer solstice and 4 hours, 43 minutes during the winter solstice.

Around the world


Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 63° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or ocean Notes
63°0′N 0°0′E Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 7°11′E  Norway Skerries of, and Møre og Romsdal proper
63°0′N 7°18′E Atlantic Ocean Lauvøyfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 7°23′E  Norway Averøy, Møre og Romsdal
63°0′N 7°43′E Atlantic Ocean Kvernesfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 7°53′E  Norway Aspøya, Møre og Romsdal
63°0′N 7°57′E Atlantic Ocean Tingvollfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 8°3′E  Norway Tingvoll, Møre og Romsdal proper
63°0′N 8°15′E Atlantic Ocean Trongfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 8°20′E  Norway Surnadal, Møre og Romsdal
63°0′N 8°30′E Atlantic Ocean Hamnesfjorden, Norwegian Sea
63°0′N 8°32′E  Norway Møre og Romsdal, Trøndelag
63°0′N 12°12′E  Sweden Mainland and Ulvön Island
63°0′N 18°39′E Atlantic Ocean Gulf of Bothnia, Baltic Sea
63°0′N 21°7′E  Finland
63°0′N 31°30′E  Russia
63°0′N 179°15′E Pacific Ocean Bering Sea
63°0′N 169°46′W  United States Alaska - St. Lawrence Island
63°0′N 169°33′W Pacific Ocean Bering Sea
63°0′N 164°43′W  United States Alaska
63°0′N 141°0′W  Canada Yukon
Northwest Territories
Nunavut
63°0′N 90°42′W Arctic Ocean Hudson Bay
Passing just south of Southampton Island, Nunavut,  Canada
63°0′N 84°55′W Fisher Strait, Hudson Bay
63°0′N 82°43′W  Canada Nunavut - Bencas Island
63°0′N 82°41′W Arctic Ocean Evans Strait, Hudson Bay
Passing just north of Coats Island, Nunavut,  Canada
63°0′N 81°50′W Hudson Bay
63°0′N 78°30′W Hudson Strait
Passing just south of Nottingham Island, Nunavut,  Canada
63°0′N 71°12′W  Canada Nunavut - Meta Incognita Peninsula, Baffin Island
63°0′N 67°28′W Arctic Ocean Frobisher Bay, Davis Strait
63°0′N 66°54′W  Canada Nunavut - Chase Island and Hall Peninsula, Baffin Island
63°0′N 64°45′W Arctic Ocean Davis Strait
63°0′N 50°30′W  Greenland
63°0′N 41°28′W Atlantic Ocean Passing 32 km south of Surtsey,  Iceland

See also