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Guozhou Islands, Hong Kong of China

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


Published:Jul. 2019

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Key Words:

Guozhou Islands,Ninepin Islands,Hong kong,South China Sea,data encyclopedia


Guozhou Islands, also called Ninepin Islands, is located in the southeast of Hong Kong Special Ad-ministrative Region (Hong Kong) in the South China Sea. It belongs to the Xigong District of Hong Kong. Its geo-location is between 22°15′11″N and 22°16′34″N, 114°20′41″E and 114°22′14″E. The Guozhou Islands includes North Ninepin Island Group, Nam Kwo Chau Group, and Tung Kwo Chau Group. The main islands of North Ninepin Island Group includes North Ninepin Island, Hok Tsai Pai, and Sai Chau Mei, the main islands of Nam Kwo Chau Group includes Tai Chau, Tai Chau Mei, Shan Leng Kok, Tar Long Pai, and Lo Shek, while the main islands of Tung Kwo Chau Group includes Tuen Chau Tsai, Shue Long Chau, and Lung Shuen Pai. In the Guozhou Islands, the North Ninepin Island is the largest, with the area of 0.26 km² and the shoreline of 3.43 km. The Tai Chau in Nam Kwo Chau Group is the second largest island, with the area of 0.23 km² and the shoreline of 3.60 km. The total area of Guozhou Islands is 0.58 km², and the shoreline is 11.51 km. The dataset was developed based on the Google Earth Images and published maps and references. The dataset is consisted of 17 data files and archived in the .kmz and .shp data formats with the data size of 133 KB (Compressed to 56.8 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA23100100)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang, SHEN Yan, SHI Ruixiang. Guozhou Islands, Hong Kong of China[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2019.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 GuozhouIslands.kmz 17.59KB
2 GuozhouIslandsshp.rar 39.26KB