Tropic of Cancer facts for kids

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The Tropic of Cancer and other circles of latitude of the Earth
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The Tropic of Cancer (cancer (♋) is Latin for crab) is one of the five major circles of latitude (imaginary lines around the Earth) that are often marked on maps of the Earth. This is the parallel of latitude that is 23° 26' 22" north of the Equator.

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