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Tropic of Capricorn
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  • We had crossed the Tropic of Capricorn, and the Strait of Magellan opened less than 700 miles to the south.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • …circumpolar icecaps, arctic and antarctic: its climatic and commercial significance: its preponderance of 3 to 1 over the dry land of the globe: its indisputable hegemony extending in square leagues over all the region below the subequatorial tropic of Capricorn: the multisecular stability of its primeval basin: its luteofulvous bed: its capacity to dissolve and hold in solution all soluble substances including millions of tons of the most precious metals: its slow erosions of…
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • On July 20 we cut the Tropic of Capricorn at longitude 105°, and by the 27th of the same month, we had cleared the equator on the 110th meridian.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • After touching the Tropic of Capricorn at longitude 135°, it headed west–northwest, going back up the whole intertropical zone.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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  • Near eleven o’clock in the morning, we cut the Tropic of Capricorn on the 37th meridian, passing well out from Cape Frio.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
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