5th parallel north
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The 5th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 5 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.
Around the world
Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 5° north passes through:
- "Pacific Ocean". Encyclopaedia Britannica. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/437703/Pacific-Ocean. Retrieved 27 August 2012.