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Sleeper Islands


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

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2018.01.11.V1

Published:Jan. 2018

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Data Downloaded:32.24 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

Sleeper Islands,Canada,Arctic Archipelago,Belcher Islands,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

The Sleeper Islands is located in the eastern of the Canada's Hudson Bay and west of the Ungava Peninsula, south of the Marcopeet Islands, and north of the Split Island. The Sleeper Islands is part of the Belcher Islands and the Canada Arctic Archipelago. The geo-location of the Islands is between 79°55′21″W and 79°41′44″W, 57°15′28″N and 57°40′31″N. The biggest island in the Sleeper Islands is the Kidney Island, which is 50.23 km² in area and 84.85 km in coast line. The total area of the Sleeper Islands is 89.14 km², and the coastline is 433.73 km long. The Sleeper Islands belongs to the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut Territory, Canada. The dataset is developed based on the Google Earth images and the referenced maps. The dataset is consisted of 15 data files, archived in both .kmz and .shp data formats with the data size of 5.48 MB.

Foundation Item:

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (11852701YZ); Ministry of Science and Technology of P. R. China (2017YFA0604701)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang.Sleeper Islands[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2018.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2018.01.11.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 SleeperIslands.kmz 830.84kb DownLoad
2 SleeperIslandsshp.rar 1468.23kb DownLoad
Co-Sponsors

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Geographical Society of China

Parteners

Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) Task Group on Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in/for/with Developing Countries (PASTD)

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Digital Linchao GeoMuseum