The Tropic of Capricorn

The Tropic of Capricorn is the circle latitude going around the earth at approximately 23° 27' south of the equator. It is also one of the five major circles of latitude dividing the earth - others are the Tropic of Cancer, Equator, the Arctic Circle and the Antarctic circle. It is also the southernmost point on Earth where the sun's rays can be directly overhead at local noon.


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