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Halmahera Island

SHI Ruixiang1LIU Chuang1
1 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Jul. 2020

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Key Words:

HalmaheraIsland,Djailolo,Jilolo,Indonesia,data encyclopedia


Halmahera Island, also known as Djailolo Island, Jilolo or Gilolo Island, is located at the west side of the Pacific Ocean and near the equator. It is 232 km separated from New Guinea Island by Halmahera Sea in the southeast, and 242 km separated from Sulawesi Island by the Molucca Strait. The Halmahera Island belongs to Maluku Province, Indonesia. The geolocation of the Halmahera Island is between 0°54′51″Sand 2°13′19″N, 127°23′48″E and 128°54′12″E. The Island has a peculiar shape and four peninsulas. The area of the Halmahera Island is 17,989.82 km² on the Albers projection, and the length of coastline is 2,341.64 km on the Lambert projection. This dataset is developed based on the Global Multiple Scale Shorelines Dataset Based on Google Earth Images (2015), and maps and references related to Indonesia. The dataset is consisted of 17 data files and archived in .kmz and .shp data formats with the data size of 5.36 MB (Compressed to 3.84 MB in two data files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Halmahera Island[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2020.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 HalmaheraIsland.kmz 1506.72KB
2 HalmaheraIslandshp.rar 2428.27KB