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16th parallel north
Circle of latitude
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The 16th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 16 degreesnorth of the Earth'sequatorial plane. It crosses Africa, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, Central America, the Caribbean and the Atlantic Ocean.
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As a dividing line
In the Chadian–Libyan conflict, from 1984 the parallel, known as the "Red Line", delineated areas controlled by opposing combatants. Previously the Red Line had been the 15th parallel north. (See also Operation Manta.)
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Around the world
Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 16° north passes through:
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