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The parallel of latitude approximately 66°34′ south, the northern boundary of the South Frigid Zone, marking the approximate limit south of which the sun remains above the horizon all day on the summer solstice.
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(Physical Geography) the imaginary circle around the earth, parallel to the equator, at latitude 66° 32′ S; it marks the southernmost point at which the sun appears above the level of the horizon at the winter solstice
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an imaginary line drawn parallel to the equator, at 23° 28~ N of the South Pole: between the South Frigid Zone and the South Temperate Zone.
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The parallel of latitude approximately 66°33′ south. It forms the boundary between the South Temperate Zone and South Frigid Zone.
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A line of latitude approximately 66.5° south of the equator; the southern hemisphere’s equivalent of the Arctic Circle.
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|Noun||1.||Antarctic Circle - a line of latitude north of the south pole|
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