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Lampedusa Island

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


Published:Mar. 2021

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Key Words:

Lampedusa Island,Italy,Europe,data encyclopedia


Lampedusa Island is the largest island in Pelagie Islands, located between North Africa and Sicily Island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is in the Sicilian Region of Italy. Its geo-location is between 35°29′35″N and 35°31′47″N, 12°31′03″E and 12°38′03″E. The total area of the Lampedusa Island is 20.72 km² based on Albers projection, and the total coastline is 44.25 km long based on Lambert projection. The city of Lampedusa, located in the southeast coast of the island, is the main residential area. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 26 data files with data size of 396 KB (compressed to 3 data files with 254 KB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Lampedusa 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 CityandAirport.kmz 2.83KB
2 LampedusaIsland.kmz 92.43KB
3 LampedusaIslandshp.rar 158.93KB