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Kerguelen Island


ZHU Jianfeng1GAO Yuan*1LIU Chuang*2SHI 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.2021.04.12.V1

Published:Apr. 2021

Visitors:895       Data Files Downloaded:4      
Data Downloaded:9.18 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

Kerguelen Island,France,Indian Ocean,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

Kerguelen Island, the French Southern and Antarctic Territories (TAAF), is located in the southern of Indian Ocean, and 1942 km separated from the Antarctic. It is the largest island in the Kerguelen Islands. The geolocation of the Kerguelen Island is between 48°27'7"S and 49°44'7"S, 68°25'15"E and 70°33'26"E. The area of the Kerguelen Island is 6681.25 km², and the coastline is 2430.49 km long. The dataset was developed based on Google Earth and related maps and references. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 14 data files with data size of 6.62 MB (compressed to 4.58 MB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

ZHU Jianfeng, GAO Yuan*, LIU Chuang*, SHI Ruixiang. Kerguelen Island[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2021.04.12.V1.

References:

[1] Editorial Group of the Chinese-foreign Language Handbook of Global Geographical Names. Chinese-foreign Language Handbook of Global Geographical Names [M]. Beijing: SinoMaps Press. 1999.
     [2] SinoMaps Press. World Atlas [M]. Beijing: SinoMaps Press. 2015.
     [3] Liu, C., Shi, R. X., Zhang, Y. H., et al. Global Multiple Scale Shorelines Dataset Based on Google Earth Images (2015) [J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2019. DOI: 10.3974/geodb.2019.04.13.V1.
     [4] Liu, C., Shi, R. X., Zhang, Y. H., et al. 2015: How many islands (isles, rocks), how large land areas, and how long of shorelines in the world? —Vector data based on Google Earth images [J]. Journal of Global Change Data & Discovery, 2019, 3(2): 124-148. DOI: 10.3974/geodp.2019.02.03.
     

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 KerguelenIsland.kmz 1794.26KB
2 KerguelenIslandshp.rar 2905.26KB
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