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Iceland


TAO Zui1LV Tingting1SHI Ruixiang2LIU Chuang2
1Aerospace Information Research Institute,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2020.02.03.V1

Published:Apr. 2020

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Key Words:

Iceland,Atlantic,Europe,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

Iceland is located in the northwest of Europe, south of the Arctic Circle, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Greenland Sea. The Iceland is the second largest island in Europe. The Iceland is separated 289.37 km from Greenland by Danish Strait at its northwest, separated 971.60 km from Norway by Norwegian Sea at its east, 428.96 km from Faroe Islands at its southeast. The Iceland belongs to the Republic of Iceland, whose capital, Reykjavik, is located in the southwest of the island. The geo-location of the Iceland is 63°23′38″N-66°32′23″N, 24°31′56″W-13°29′39″W. It extends from west to east, with the length of about 500 km and the width of about 300 km. The area of the Iceland is 102,474.84 km² (Albers projection) and the coastline is 7,465.90 km (Lambert projection). The International Reykjavik Airport and Keflavik Airport are located adjacent to the capital and are operated by the government of Iceland. The dataset was developed based on the Google Earth and related maps and references. The dataset is consisted of 26 data files and archived in the .kmz and .shp data formats with the data size of 23.9 MB (Compressed to 16.7 MB in three files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

TAO Zui,LV Tingting,SHI Ruixiang,LIU Chuang.Iceland[DB/OL].Global Change Data Repository,2020.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2020.02.03.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 Iceland.kmz 8272.91KB
2 Icelandshp.rar 10646.39KB
3 Reykjavik_and_airports.kmz 1.78KB
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