Tropic of Capricorn

The Tropic of Capricorn is a major circle of latitude located at 23.5 degrees south of the equator. It marks the southernmost point on where the Sun shines directly overhead during the December solstice.

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What are the parallels halfway between the equator and the poles?

Answer #1:

I believe you mean the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, but they are not half way (ie 45 degrees north and south) they are 23° 26′ 16″ N and S respectively.

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Answer #2:

I believe you mean the parallels halfway between the equator and the poles,

since that's the way you worded the question.

They are the parallels of 45° North latitude and 45° South latitude.

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Mexico City is the capital of Mexico Is Mexico City north or south of the Tropic of Capricorn?

Mexico City (19° 25' 57.85'' N, 99° 7' 59.71'' W) is north of the Tropic of Capricorn (23° 26' 16'' S) by 4,723.01 kilometers (2,934.75 miles).

Since Mexico City is in the Northern hemisphere, by default it is north of the tropic of Capricorn which is on the southern hemisphere.
Mexico City is located north of the Tropic of Capricorn.

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Which continent is crossed by the tropics of cancer and Capricorn?

Africa is.

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Where is the Tropic of Capricorn located?

The Tropic of Capricorn is located at 23°26′22″S, while some may say it is 23 1/2 or 23.5 degrees south.(the best is 23 1/2 because they dont use decimals in degrees, they use fractions)

The Tropic of Capricorn is the southernmost point at which the Sun shines directly overhead at noon at the December solstice.

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What is the name of the region between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn?

The tropics, it's the Equatorial Region.

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What continent does the equator and the prime meridian the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn pass?

They pass through Africa.
Africa!

Prime meridian - Europe and Africa

Equator - Africa, South America, Asia(only if you considers the Malaysian islands)

Tropic of Cancer - Africa, Asia, North America

Tropic of Capricorn - South America, Australia, Africa

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How many states are north of the tropic of cancer?

49. Hawaii is south of the Tropic of Cancer

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

The Tropic of Capricorn passes through four South American countries. West to east, they are Chile, Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.

Located in the Southern Hemisphere, the Tropic of Capricorn passes through the continents of Africa, Australia, and South America.

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Africa
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Which African countries does the Tropic of Capricorn pass through?

The Tropic of Capricorn passes through Namibia, Botswana, South Africa and Mozambique. It also passes through Madagascar which is usually (but not always) included as part of Africa.
Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique
Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar
Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar

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Which continents that lie directly below the tropic of Capricorn?

The only continent that is entirely south of the Tropic of Capricorn is Antarctica.

The southern tips of Africa and South America, and the southern half of Australia, are also south of the Tropic of Capricorn.

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Though which continent do the Equator the Prime Meridian and the Tropics of Capricorn and Cancer all pass?

Africa

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Which Islands are on the tropic Capricorn?

Some of the islands which lie on the Tropic of Capricorn include Heron Island (on the Great Barrier Reef), and the islands of Fiji.

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Where is the tropical zone located?

23.5 north and 23.5 south

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South America
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Is south America above or below the tropic of cancer?

The answer is below.

The Tropic of Cancer is about 23.5° North latitude, and runs through parts of Mexico. The northern part of South America barely extends past the equator.

(map at related link)

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Which continent does the equator Prime Meridian and the Tropics of Capricorn and Cancer pass through?

Africa

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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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What continents does the prime meridian run through?

The prime meridian runs through Europe, Africa and Antarctica.

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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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Is the Tropic of Capricorn in the northern or southern hemisphere?

Roughly 23.5 degrees south declination.

The Tropic of Capricorn is in the southernhemisphere.

Its northern hemisphere equivalent is the Tropic of Cancer.

In addition, half of it would be found in the eastern hemisphere, and the other

half in the western hemisphere.

The southern hemisphere. The Tropic of Capricorn is the circle of latitude that contains the subsolar point on the December solstice. It is thus the southernmost latitude where the Sun can be directly overhead. Its northern equivalent is the Tropic of Cancer.
south

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What is the English name of Hindi ''khand''?

onions

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Which continents are crossed by the Tropic of Capricorn?

-- Africa

-- Oceania

-- Australia

-- South America

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How far north of Melbourne is the tropic of Capricorn?

Melbourne is 23.5 degrees south of the Tropic of Capricorn.

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Is the Tropic of Capricorn north or south of the Equator?

The Tropic of Capricorn is the southernmost point in which the Sun can be directly overhead. It is currently 23 degrees latitude south of the Equator. It's equivalent is the Tropic of Cancer, which is currently 23 degrees latitude north of the Equator.

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Which continents does the Tropic of Capricorn pass through?

The continents through which the Tropic of Capricorn passes are: South America, Africa, and Australia.

The Tropic of Capricorn passes through the following countries:

South America:

Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil

Africa:

Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar

Australian States:

Western Australia, Northern Territories, Queensland

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