Friday, November 20, 2009

Tropic of capricon passes thruu????

tarting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the Tropic of Capricorn passes through:

Co-ordinatesCountry, territory or seaNotes
23°26′S 0°0′EAtlantic Ocean
23°26′S 14°27′E Namibia
23°26′S 20°0′E Botswana
23°26′S 27°18′E South AfricaLimpopo Province, Pietersburg
23°26′S 31°33′E MozambiqueGaza and Inhambane provinces
23°26′S 35°26′EIndian OceanMozambique Channel
23°26′S 43°45′E MadagascarToliara and Fianarantsoa provinces
23°26′S 47°39′EIndian Ocean
23°26′S 113°47′E AustraliaWestern Australia
Northern Territory
23°26′S 151°3′ECoral SeaPassing just south of Cato Reef in Australia's Coral Sea Islands Territory
23°26′S 166°46′EPacific OceanPassing just north of the Minerva Reefs ( Tonga), and just south of Tubuai ( French Polynesia)
23°26′S 70°36′W ChileAntofagasta Region
23°26′S 67°07′W ArgentinaJujuy, Salta, Jujuy (again) and Formosa provinces
23°26′S 61°23′W ParaguayBoquerón, Presidente Hayes, Concepción, San Pedro and Amambay departments
23°26′S 55°38′W BrazilMato Grosso do Sul, Paraná, and São Paulo states, and just south of the city of Rio de Janeiro
23°26′S 45°2′WAtlantic Ocean

[edit]Places located along the Tropic of Capricorn

A sign marking the Tropic of Capricorn as it passes through Namibia.
Roadside monument marking Tropic of Capricorn in Rockhampton, Australia, 28th January 2005
Road sign marking Tropic of Capricorn in Western Australia, Australia, 26th August 2008

The following cities and landmarks are either located near the Tropic of Capricorn, or pass through it.

South Africa

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