80th parallel south

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80th parallel south
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The 80th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 80 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane.

It passes through Antarctica and Antarctic ice shelves.

Around the world[edit]

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

Country, territory or sea Notes
East Antarctica Passing south of Amery Ice Shelf, Wilkes Land and Victoria Land
Ross Ice Shelf Passing south of Ross Island
West Antarctica Marie Byrd Land
Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf Berkner Island

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Coordinates: 80°S 0°E / 80°S 0°E / -80; 0