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Amini Island

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1CHEN Lijun2SHEN Yan1
1 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2 National Geomatics Center of China,Beijing 100830,China


Published:Feb. 2019

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Key Words:

Amini Island,Laccadive Sea,Lakshadweep Archipelago,Aminidivi Islands,India,data encyclopedia


The Amini Island, also Amini Atoll, is located at Laccadive Sea. It belongs to the Lakshadweep District of Union Territory of Lakshadweep of India, and it is part of group of Aminidivi Islands. Its geo-location is 11°6′45″N-11°8′7″N, 72°42′57″E-72°44′1″E. It is separated from the Kadmat Island only 6 km at northeast. The oval shape island is only 18 m above sea level, its area is 2.68 km² and coastline is 6.76 km. The reefs surrounding Amini Island is 100-200 m wide. The dataset was developed based on the Google Earth and related maps and references. The dataset is consisted of 15 data files and archived in the .kmz and .shp data formats with data size of 27.1 KB (Compressed to 12.0 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang, CHEN Lijun, SHEN Yan. Amini Island[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2019.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AminAtollshp.rar 9.63KB
2 AminiAtoll.kmz 2.43KB