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Agatti Atoll

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:

Agatti Atoll,Laccadive Sea,Lakshadweep archipelago,Laccadive Islands,India,data encyclopedia


The Agatti Atoll is located at Laccadive Sea. It belongs to the Lakshadweep District of Union Territory of Lakshadweep of India, and it is located in northwest of Laccadive Islands. Its geo-location is 10°48′43″N-10°52′44″N, 72°9′55″E-72°12′24″E. It is separated from Bangaram Atoll 11 km at its northeast. There are 2 islands in the Agatti Atoll: Agatti Island and Kalpati Island. Between them, Agatti Island was bigger, with the area of 3.10 km². The total area of the islands on the Agatti Atoll is 3.18 km², and the total coastline is 17.89 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 113 KB (Compressed to 48.9 KB in two data files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

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

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AgattiAtoll.kmz 15.79KB
2 AgattiAtollshp.rar 33.14KB