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Balearic Islands


SHI Ruixiang1LIU Chuang1
1 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2021.12.04.V1

Published:Dec. 2021

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Key Words:

Balearic Islands, Europe, Mediterranean Sea, Spain

Abstract:

Balearic Islands is located in 84 km east of the Iberian Peninsula, western of the Mediterranean Sea. It belongs to Balears, Spain. The geo-location of the Balearic Islands is between 38°38′26″N and 40°5′40″N, 1°9′26″E and 4°19′41″E. The Balearic Islands are composed of 219 islands, including Mallorca Island, Menorca Island, Eivissa Island, Formentera Island, etc. The total area of the Balearic Islands is 4993.49 km² based on Albers projection, and the total coastline is 1462.31 km long based on Lambert projection. In the Balearic Islands, the Mallorca Island is the largest island with an area of 3624.70 km². The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 17 data files with data size of 9.38 MB (compressed to 2 data files with 6.40 MB).

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Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Balearic Islands[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2021.12.04.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. Atlas of Spain and Portugal [M]. Beijing: SinoMaps Press. 2009.
     [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]. 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 BalearicIslands.kmz 2570.20KB
2 BalearicIslandsshp.rar 3989.28KB
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