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Martinique Island


ZHU Jianfeng1GAO Yuan*1LIU Chuang2SHI Ruixiang*2
1 School of Geography,Liaoning Normal University,Dalian 116029,China2 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2021.05.07.V1

Published:May 2021

Visitors:1813       Data Files Downloaded:9      
Data Downloaded:3.33 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

Martinique Island,France,Lesser Antilles,Windward Islands,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

Martinique Island, part of overseas province of France, is located in the Windward Islands, Lesser Antilles of the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea. It is 30 km separated from Saint Lucia Island in the south, and 40 km from Dominica Island in the north. The geo-location of the Martinique Island is between 14°23'41"N and 14°52'44"N, 61°13'45"W and 60°48'33"W. Its area is 1105.32 km² and the coastline is 477.01 km long. The provincial capital, Fort-de-France, is on Martinique’s west coast. The dataset was developed based on Google Earth images and related maps and references. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 24 data files with data size of 2.04 MB (Compressed to 1.40 MB in three files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

ZHU Jianfeng, GAO Yuan*, LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang*. Martinique Island[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2021.05.07.V1.

References:

[1] Cornevin, R. Martinique [Z/OL]. Encyclopedia Britannica, 12 Sep. 2019. https://www.britannica.com/place/Martinique.
     [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 –North America, South America [M]. Beijing: Sino Maps Press. 2015.
     [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 Fort_de_France.kmz 1.73KB
2 MartiniqueIsland.kmz 532.25KB
3 MartiniqueIslandshp.rar 901.44KB
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