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Wellington Island

WANG Le1HAN 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:Sep. 2020

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Key Words:

Wellington Island,Chile,world geography,data encyclopedia


Wellington Island,one of islands of Magellan Chile Antarctic region of Chile, its geo-location is between 48°39'9"Sand 50°3'32"S, 74°22'51"Wand 75°27'25"W. It is located in the southwest of South America, southeastern edge of the Pacific Ocean. It is 1.92 km separated from Serrano Island in the north, 24.94 km separated from Canning Island in the south, and 1.33 km separated from Mornington Island in the west. The total area of the Wellington Island is 6321.62 km² based on the Albers projection, and the coastline is 5268.35 km based on the Lambert projection. The dataset is developed based on the Global Multiple Scale Shorelines Dataset based on Google Earth images (2015) and the relevant Chile maps. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, consists of 16 data files with data size of 9.17 MB (compressed to 2 files with 3.64 MB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

WANG Le, HAN Nianlong, LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang. Wellington Island[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2020.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 WellingtonIsland.kmz 1401.57KB
2 WellingtonIslandshp.rar 2328.74KB