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Air Force 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:

Air Force Island,Canada,world geography,data encyclopedia


Air Force Island is located between Baffin Island and Prince Charles Islandin the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, northeastern of Foxe Basin in the Arctic Ocean. The Air Force Island is 25.3 km separated from Foley Island in its northwest, and 10 km separated from Prince Charles Island in its west, and 23.2 km from Baffin Island in its east. The geo-location of the Air Force Island is between 67°44'9"N and 68°11'9"N, 73°19'46"W and 74°47'30"W. It is in Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. The area of the Air Force Island is 1863.34 km² based on the Albers projection, and the coastline is 239.15 km based on the Lambert projection. The dataset is developed based on the Global Multiple Scale Shorelines Dataset based on Google Earth images (2015), combined with maps of Canada. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 16 data files with data size of 357 KB (compressed to two data files with 185 KB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

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

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AirForceIsland.kmz 70.07KB
2 AirForceIslandshp.rar 115.61KB