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Lifou Island


ZHU Jianfeng1GAO Yuan*1LIU Chuang2SHI Ruixiang*2
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.2021.05.06.V1

Published:May 2021

Visitors:675       Data Files Downloaded:6      
Data Downloaded:1.46 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

Lifou Island,French New Caledonia,Loyalty Islands,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

Lifou Island, also spelled Lifu Island, is in the Loyalty Islands Province of French New Caledonia in the southwestern of the Pacific Ocean. It is located at 104 km to the New Caledonia Island in the west. The geo-location of the Lifou Island is between 20°40'44"S and 21°11'12"S, 167°0'38"E and 167°27'37"E. It is the largest and most populous island in the Loyalty Islands, its area is 1142.26 km² and the coastline is 240.06 km. The city called We located on the east coast, is the main city and administrative center of the Lifou Island. The dataset was developed based on Google Earth images and related maps and references. The dataset is archived in .shp and .kmz formats, and consists of 24 data files with data size of 1.09 MB (Compressed to 747 KB in three files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

ZHU Jianfeng, GAO Yuan*, LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang*. Lifou Island[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2021.05.06.V1.

References:

[1] The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. Lifou Island [Z/OL]. Encyclopedia Britannica, 11 Aug. 2010. https://www.britannica.com/place/Lifou-Island.
     [2] Editorial Group of the Chinese-foreign Language Handbook of Global Geographical Names. Chinese-foreign Language Handbook of Global Geographical Names [M]. Beijing: Sino Maps Press. 1999.
     [3] Sino Maps Press. Map of Countries in the world - Oceania, Africa [M]. Beijing: Sino Maps Press. 2014.
     [4] 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.
     [5] 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 LifouIsland.kmz 274.68KB
2 LifouIslandshp.rar 470.88KB
3 Lifou_We.kmz 1.60KB
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