Tropic of Cancer

The Tropic of Cancer is a major circle of latitude located at 23.5 degrees north of the equator. It marks the northernmost point on where the Sun shines directly overhead during the June solstice.

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What fossil site was situated closest to the tropic of cancer?

Liugiang,China

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Lakes and Rivers
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Which river cuts tropic of cancer twice?

The River Mahi cuts through the Tropic of Cancer twice.

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South America
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Tropic of Capricorn

Which country does not pass through tropic of cancer and Capricorn and equator?

Through Spain, France, Britain, India, Italia, Greece, Iceland...

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How many degrees of latitude are there between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn?

There are 46°52′44″ degrees of latitude in between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. The Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn are located 23°26′22″ north and south of the equator respectively.

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Is the Tropic of Cancer a parallel or a meridian?

it is a parallel

The Tropic of Capricorn is a parallel, or line of latitude.

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South America
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What countries in South America does the Tropic of Cancer pass through?

The Tropic of Cancer crosses the tip of Baja California, central Mexico, territorial waters of Cuba and the Bahamas, and it does not pass through South America.

The Tropic of Capricorn crosses Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil in South America.

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Which continents does the Tropic of Cancer pass through?

The Tropic of Cancer (north of the Equator) passes through Asia, Africa and North America. It also passes through the Middle East, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Hawaiian Islands.

The Tropic of Cancer passes through the following countries:

North America:
Mexico, the Bahamas

Africa:
Western Sahara, Mauritania, Mali, Algeria, Niger, Libya, Egypt

Middle East:
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman

Asia:
India, Bangladesh, Burma, China (southern), Taiwan

Pacific Islands:
Hawaii (US)

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The Tropic of Cancer is the northernmost latitude which can have the sun directly overhead (once a year at the "summer solstice" or "June solstice".). It is 23° 26′ 22″ north of the equator and crosses the continents of North America, Africa, and Asia.

The Tropic of Capricorn is the southernmost latitude which can have the sun directly overhead (once a year on the "December solstice"). It is 23° 26′ 22″ south of the equator and crosses the continents of South America, Africa, and Australia.
Mexico,Africa,and India

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Tropic of Capricorn

What continents does the prime meridian run through?

The prime meridian runs through Europe, Africa and Antarctica.

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Equator

What are the major cities on the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn and the Equator?

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What states of India are bisected by the Tropic of Cancer?

The Indian states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Mizoram, and Tripura are divided by the Tropic of Cancer, which also crosses southern Rajasthan and northern Chhattisgarh.

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Which 3 hemispheres does the tropic of cancer pass through?

western, eastern and northen hemispheres

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Equator

What three continents does the equator pass through?

The equator passes through northern South America, central Africa, and the extreme southern islands of Asia.

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Equator

Through which continent do the following pass the Equator the Prime Meridian the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer?

All four pass through Africa.

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Food & Cooking
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What is the English name of Hindi ''khand''?

onions

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Is Israel north or south of the tropic of cancer?

north

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Which continents are crossed by the Tropic of Capricorn?

-- Africa

-- Oceania

-- Australia

-- South America

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Is the tropic of cancer above or below the equator?

above..

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Arctic Circle

Is the Arctic Circle north or south of the Tropic of Cancer?

The Arctic Circle can be found North of the Tropic of Cancer.

Even though Earth may be "round" as previously stated, the Arctic Circle can be easily located when searching north of the Tropic of Cancer. Not south.
north

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What is the old name for the island nation that lies east of a strait bearing its name and is located on the tropic of cancer east of china?

The old name for the island of Taiwan was Formosa (on the Strait of Formosa).

The islands of Taiwan were known as the Republic of China after the establishment of the mainland People's Republic of China in 1949.

If you are referring to Taiwan, the historical names can only be listed in chinese.

In traditional chinese: 大灣/台員/大員/台圓/大圓/台窩灣 In simplified chinese: 大弯/台员/大员/台圆/大圆/台窝弯

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Which one of the Indian state is not bisected by the tropic of cancer?

odisha

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What is the absolute location of Dallas?

32.78 degrees N, 96.8 degrees W

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What countries in the western hemisphere does the Tropic of cancer pass through?

The Tropic of Cancer passes through Algeria, Mali, Mauritania and Western Sahara (Morocco) in Africa; the Bahamas and Mexico in North America; and Hawaii, which is a US state in the Pacific Ocean.

* The Western Hemisphere includes most of West Africa. The tropic passes between two islands in the territorial waters of Hawaii. Land in Mexico, as well as the territorial waters of Mexico, the Bahamas, and Cuba.

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What line of latitude is located at 23.5 degrees north?

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Is Calcutta north or south of the tropic of cancer?

The latitude at the center of Calcutta (India) is roughly 22.58° north.

That's about 0.92° south of the Tropic of Cancer.

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Through which continents does the Tropic of Cancer pass?

The continents that the Tropic of Cancer goes through are North America, Africa, and Asia.

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