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Kiltan Island


LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1CHEN Lijun2SHEN Yan1
1Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2National Geomatics Center of China,Beijing 100830,China

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.03.V1

Published:Feb. 2019

Visitors:263       Data Files Downloaded:2      
Data Downloaded:0.01 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

Laccadive Sea,Lakshadweep Archipelago,Aminidivi Islands,India,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

The Kiltan Island, also Kiltan Atoll, is located at Laccadive Sea. It belongs to the Lakshadweep District of Union Territory of Lakshadweep of India, and it is the most eastern island of Aminidivi Islands. Its geo-location is 11°28′5″N-11°29′50″N, 72°59′50″E-73°0′39″E. It is separated from the Kadmat Island 33 km at its southwest and from Chetlat Island 37.5 km at its northwest. The island in northwest to southeast is 3.3 km long and only 650 m wide from east to west. The Island lies in the eastern part of the Kiltan Atoll, the western part of the Atoll is the Kiltan Lagoon and reef. The area of Kiltan Island is 1.75 km², and coastline is 7.77 km. The dataset was developed based on the Google Earth and related maps and references. The dataset is consisted of 15 data files and archived in the .kmz and shp data formats with the data size of 34.6 KB (Compressed to 15.0 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,CHEN Lijun,SHEN Yan.Kiltan Island[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2019.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.03.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 KiltanAtoll.kmz 3.36kb DownLoad
2 KiltanAtollshp.rar 11.73kb DownLoad
Co-Sponsors

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Geographical Society of China

Parteners

Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) Task Group on Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in/for/with Developing Countries (PASTD)

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Digital Linchao GeoMuseum