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The 59th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 59 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses Europe, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, North America, and the Atlantic Ocean. At this latitude the Sun is visible for 18 hours, 30 minutes during the summer solstice and 6 hours, 11 minutes during the winter solstice.

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 59° north passes through: :

See also

*58th parallel north *60th parallel north

References

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