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Bimini Islands

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1
1Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:May 2017

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Key Words:

Bimini Islands,Atlantic,Bahama Islands,North Bimini Island,data encyclopedia


Bimini Islands is located in northern of Atlantic Ocean, the closest part in Bahama Islands to the American continent. Its geolocation is between 25°14′05″N and 25°46′45″N,79°18′51″W and 79°08′56″W. The Bimini Islands is consisted of 38 Islands and cays (the smallest island or cay is 333m²), including North Bimini Island, South Bimini Island, North Cat Cay, South Cat Cay, Gun Cay, Alec Cay, Pigeon Cay. The total area of the Bimini Islands is 21.69km² and the coastline is 118.16km long. The biggest island in the Bimini Islands is North Bimini Island with an area of 10.73km². The dataset is developed based on the Google Earth images and the referenced maps. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data format with the compressed data size of 473KB.

Foundation Item:

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (11852701YZ)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang.Bimini Islands[DB/OL].Global Change Data Repository,2017.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2017.02.16.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 BiminiIslands.kmz 171.98KB
2 BiminiIslandsshp.rar 301.18KB

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