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Bitra 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:

Bitrā Atoll,Laccadive Sea,Lakshadweep,Aminidivi Islands,India,data encyclopedia


The Bitra Island, also called Bitra Atoll, is located at Laccadive Sea. It belongs to the Lakshadweep District of Union Territory of Lakshadweep of India, and it is the northwestern island of Aminidivi Islands. Its geo-location is 11°35′45″N-11°36′2″N, 72°11′3″E-72°11′21″E. It is separated from the Peremul Par Island 45 km at its southwest, from the Chetlat Island 57 km at its northeast. Most area of the coral atoll is reef and lagoon. The area of the Bitra Island is 0.17 km², and the coastline is 1.74 km. 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 the data size of 27.0 KB (Compressed to 11.4 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

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

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 BitraAtoll.kmz 2.25KB
2 BitraAtollshp.rar 9.24KB