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1st Parallel North

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1st Parallel North

Line across the Earth
1st parallel north
The 1st parallel north defines most of Equatorial Guinea's southern border with Gabon.

The 1st parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 1 degree north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

The parallel defines part of the border between Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian, and heading eastwards, the parallel 1° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Atlantic Ocean Passing just north of the island of Corisco,  Equatorial Guinea
Passing just north of the island of Elobey Grande,  Equatorial Guinea
 Equatorial Guinea Island of Elobey Chico
Atlantic Ocean
 Equatorial Guinea
 Equatorial Guinea /  Gabon border
 Republic of the Congo
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
Indian Ocean Passing just north of Huvadhu Atoll,  Maldives
 Indonesia Island of Nias
Indian Ocean
 Indonesia Islands of Sumatra, Padang, Rantau and Rangsang
Strait of Malacca
 Indonesia Island of Great Karimun
Singapore Strait
 Indonesia Islands including Kapaladjernih, Bulan, Batam, Bintan and Mapur
South China Sea
 Indonesia Tambelan archipelago
South China Sea
 Indonesia Kalimantan
 Malaysia Sarawak - for about 3 km
 Indonesia Kalimantan - for about 4 km
 Malaysia Sarawak
 Indonesia Kalimantan
 Malaysia Sarawak - for about 8 km
 Indonesia Kalimantan
 Malaysia Sarawak - for about 8 km
 Indonesia Kalimantan
Makassar Strait
 Indonesia Island of Sulawesi
Celebes Sea
 Indonesia Island of Sulawesi
Molucca Sea Passing just north of the island of Gureda,  Indonesia
 Indonesia Island of Halmahera
Kao Bay
 Indonesia Island of Halmahera
Pacific Ocean Passing just south of the island of Fani,  Indonesia
Passing just north of the Mapia Islands,  Indonesia
Passing just south of Kapingamarangi atoll,  Federated States of Micronesia
 Kiribati Maiana atoll
Pacific Ocean Passing just north of Howland Island,  United States Minor Outlying Islands
Passing between Wolf Island and Pinta Island in the Galápagos Islands,  Ecuador
 Brazil Amazonas
 Brazil Amazonas - for about 11 km
 Brazil Amazonas
Pará - an island in the mouth of the Amazon River
Atlantic Ocean

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