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New Siberian Island

HU Ke1HAN Nianlong1LIU Chuang2SHI Ruixiang2
1 School of Politics & Public Administration,Hainan University,Haikou 570228,China2 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Aug. 2020

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Key Words:

New Siberian Island,Novosibirsk,Russia,data encyclopedia


New Siberian Island (Novosibirsk) is located in Northeast Asia, west of East Siberian Sea and along the coast of the Arctic Ocean. It is part of the Anzhu Islands, subgroup of the New Siberian Islands. It is 265 km separated from the mainland of the Asia in its southwest, and 26 km separated from the Kotelny Island (including Bunge Island and Faddeyevsky Island) by the Blagoveshchensky Strait. Its geo-location is between 74°43'39"N and 75°35'19"N, 146°07'02"E and 150°57'59"E. New Siberian Island belongs to the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic of the Russian Federation. The total area of New Siberian Island is 6215.99 km² based on Albers projection and the coastline is 788.42 km based on Lambert projection. The island mostly locates in the Arctic tundra zone, with a cold climate, sparsely inhabited. The dataset is developed based on Global multiple scale shorelines dataset based on Google earth images (2015), combined with Russia maps and archived in .kmz and .shp data formats. The dataset consists of 17 data files with data size of 0.98 MB (compressed to 2 files with 686 KB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

HU Ke, HAN Nianlong, LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang. New Siberian Island[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2020.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 NewSiberianIsland.kmz 263.07KB
2 NewSiberianIslandshp.rar 423.71KB