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Ustica Island

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


Published:Feb. 2021

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Key Words:

Ustica Island,Italy,Europe,data encyclopedia


Ustica Island is located in the southeastern of the Tyrrhenian Sea, a bay in the Mediterranean, 53.27 km separated from the Sicily Island in its south, and 100.81 km from the Lipari Islands in its east. The Ustica Island is in the Sicilian Region of Italy. Its geo-location is between 38°41′26″N and 38°43′15″N, 13°09′05″E and 13°12′03″E. The total area of the Ustica Island is 8.18 km² based on Albers projection, and the total coastline is 15.53 km based on Lambert projection. The city of Ustica, located at the northeast coast of the island, is the main residential area and port. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 26 data files with data size of 193 KB (compressed to 3 data files with 123 KB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Ustica Island[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021.


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Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 CityandPort.kmz 3.12KB
2 UsticaIsland.kmz 41.21KB
3 UsticaIslandshp.rar 79.36KB