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Guozhou Islands, Hong Kong of China


LIU Chuang1SHEN Yan1SHI Ruixiang1
1Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.04.18.V1

Published:Jul. 2019

Visitors:143       Data Files Downloaded:4      
Data Downloaded:0.11 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

Guozhou Islands,Ninepin Islands,Hong kong,South China Sea,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

Guozhou Islands, also called Ninepin Islands, is located in the southeast of Hong Kong Special Ad-ministrative Region (Hong Kong) in the South China Sea. It belongs to the Xigong District of Hong Kong. Its geo-location is between 22°15′11″N and 22°16′34″N, 114°20′41″E and 114°22′14″E. The Guozhou Islands includes North Ninepin Island Group, Nam Kwo Chau Group, and Tung Kwo Chau Group. The main islands of North Ninepin Island Group includes North Ninepin Island, Hok Tsai Pai, and Sai Chau Mei, the main islands of Nam Kwo Chau Group includes Tai Chau, Tai Chau Mei, Shan Leng Kok, Tar Long Pai, and Lo Shek, while the main islands of Tung Kwo Chau Group includes Tuen Chau Tsai, Shue Long Chau, and Lung Shuen Pai. In the Guozhou Islands, the North Ninepin Island is the largest, with the area of 0.26 km² and the shoreline of 3.43 km. The Tai Chau in Nam Kwo Chau Group is the second largest island, with the area of 0.23 km² and the shoreline of 3.60 km. The total area of Guozhou Islands is 0.58 km², and the shoreline is 11.51 km. The dataset was developed based on the Google Earth Images and published maps and references. The dataset is consisted of 17 data files and archived in the .kmz and .shp data formats with the data size of 133 KB (Compressed to 56.8 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHEN Yan,SHI Ruixiang.Guozhou Islands, Hong Kong of China[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2019.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.04.18.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 GuozhouIslands.kmz 17.59kb DownLoad
2 GuozhouIslandsshp.rar 39.26kb 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