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Lichangshan Archipelago

LIU Chuang1SHEN Yan1SHI Ruixiang1
1 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Apr. 2019

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Key Words:

Lichangshan Archipelago,Guanglu Dao,Changhai county,Dalian city,Liaoning province,China,data encyclopedia


The Lichangshan Archipelago is located in the northern of Huanghai Sea, southeast of Liaodong Peninsula, China. It is separated from the mainland 10.92 km at its north and 11.71 km at its west, from Dawangjia Dao of Shicheng Archipelago 17.1 km at its northeast, and from Dalian Dao of Waichangshan Archipelago 15.5 km at its southeast. Its geo-location is 39°8′36″N - 39°18′25″N, 122°17′41″E - 123°2′34″E. It belongs to Changhai county, Dalian city, China. The Lichangshan Archipelago consists of 126 islands mainly in east - west direction, and the main islands include Guanglu Dao, Dachangshan Dao, Xiaochangshan Dao, Haxian Dao, Bashao Dao, Guapi Dao, Wumang Dao, Saili Dao, Gexian Dao, Hongzidong Dao, and Hulu Dao. There are 9 islands with each area larger than 1 km². Among them, Guanglu Dao is the largest island with an area of 27.09 km² and the coastline of 43.22 km long. The total area of Lichangshan Archipelago is 88.37 km² and the coastline is 275.67 km long. The dataset was developed based on the Google Earth and related maps and references. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 15 data files with data size of 1.20 MB (compressed to 493 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Ministry of Science and Technology of P. R. China (2017YFA0604701)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang, SHEN Yan, SHI Ruixiang. Lichangshan Archipelago[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2019.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 LichangshanArchipelago.kmz 144.48KB
2 LichangshanArchipelagoshp.rar 349.05KB