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Favignana 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:

Favignana Island,Italy,Europe,data encyclopedia


Favignana Island is 7.79 km separated from the Sicily Island in its east, and located in the southeastern of the Tyrrhenian Sea, a bay in the Mediterranean. The Favignana Island is the biggest one in the Egadi Islands. It is in the Sicilian Region of Italy. Its geo-location is between 37°54′14″N and 37°57′21″N, 12°16′15″E and 12°22′15″E. The total area of the Favignana Island is 20.19 km² based on Albers projection, and the total coastline is 37.85 km based on Lambert projection. Favignana, located at the north 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 301 KB (compressed to 3 data files with 194 KB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Favignana 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 3.13KB
2 FavignanaIsland.kmz 68.78KB
3 FavignanaIslandshp.rar 122.19KB