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Vanua Levu


LI Donglei1GUO Changfeng1ZHANG Wei1LIU Chuang2SHI Ruixiang2
1School of Geography,Liaoning Normal University,Dalian 116029,China2Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2020.03.07.V1

Published:May 2020

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Data Downloaded:3.87 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

Vanua Levu,Fiji,Sandalwood Island,world geography,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

Vanua Levu, formerly known as sandalwood Island, is located in the southwestern of the Pacific Ocean. It is the second largest island in Fiji. It is 63.28 km separated from the Viti Levu, the largest island of Fiji, in its southwest, and 7.90 km from Taveuni in its southeast. The geo-location of the Vanua Levu is between 16°7′27″S and 17°0′58″S, 178°28′31″E and 179°57′5″W. The area of the Vanua Levu is 5717.26 km², and the coastline is 1343.63 km long. The island is about 178 km long from the northeast to the southwest, and about 30-40 km wide. There is a narrow peninsula in the southeastern of the island. Labasa and Savusavu are the main cities on the island, the former is on the northern coast and the latter is on the southern coast. The dataset was developed based on the Global Multiple Scale Shorelines Dataset Based on Google Earth Images (2015), and maps and references related to Fiji. The dataset is consisted of 26 data files and archived in .kmz and .shp data formats with the data size of 8.75 MB (Compressed to 3.87 MB in three files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

LI Donglei,GUO Changfeng,ZHANG Wei,LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang.Vanua Levu[DB/OL].Global Change Data Repository,2020.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2020.03.07.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 VanuaLevu.kmz 1592.85KB
2 VanuaLevushp.rar 2368.05KB
3 VanuaLevu_cities.kmz 3.20KB
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