Antarctic circle

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Term: Antarctic circle
Definition: The line of latitude 66 deg 34 min S (often taken as 66S). Along this line the sun does not set on the day of the summer solstice, about 22 December, and does not rise on the day of the winter solstice, about 21 June.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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