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Rowley 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:Oct. 2020

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Key Words:

Rowley Island,Canada,world geography,data encyclopedia


Rowley Island is part of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and located in the Arctic Ocean. The Rowley Island is 10.36 km separated from Koch Island in the north, and 23.71 km separated from North Spicer Island in the south, and 75.21 km separated from Melville Peninsula in the west, and 32.97 km from Bray Island in the east. The geo-location of the Rowley Island is between 68°50'12"N and 69°23'46"N, 78°12'33"W and 79°24'51"W. It belongs to the Nunavut Region of Canada. The total area of the Rowley Island is 1114.47 km² based on the Albers projection, and the coastline is 257.72 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 and archived in .kmz and .shp data formats. The dataset consists of 15 data files with data size of 770 KB (compressed to two data files with 552 KB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

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

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 RowleyIsland.kmz 203.72KB
2 RowleyIslandshp.rar 318.62KB