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The Boundary Data of the Habomai Islands

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1ZHU Yunqiang1
1Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Science,Beijing100101,China


Published:Jul. 2016

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Key Words:

Habomai islands,Suisho island,Yuri island,Shibotsu island,geography of the world,data encyclopedia


The Habomai islands are a group of islets located from 43。21′38″N to 43。39′5″N and from 145。51′27″E to 146。26′25″E, in the southernmost of Kuril Islands. It is consisted of Suisho island, Yuri island, Shibotsu island, Akiyuri island, Taraku island, Kaigara island, Odoke island, Moe Moshiri island, Harukari Moshiri island, Kaiba island, Kabuto island, Kabu island and Kanakuso island. In which the biggest one is the Shibotsu island, its area is 58.01km2. The total area of the Habomai islands is 93.24km2, and the coastline is 164.69km. The Habomai islands are dispute islands between Russia and Japan, although it is controlled by Russia since 1945. The dataset is developed based on the google earth images and references maps, it is archived in .kmz .shp formats with the data size of 403KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,ZHU Yunqiang.The Boundary Data of the Habomai Islands[DB/OL].Global Change Data Repository,2016.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.04.05.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 HabomaiIslands.kmz 112.53KB
2 HabomaiIslandsshp.rar 291.01KB

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