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Isla Isabela

ZHU Jianfeng1GAO Yuan*1LIU Chuang*2SHI Ruixiang2
1 School of Geography,Liaoning Normal University,Dalian 116029,China2 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Apr. 2021

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Key Words:

Isla Isabela,Albemarle Island,Ecuador,Galapagos,Archipielago de Colon,data encyclopedia


Isla Isabela, also called Albemarle Island, is located at 1099 km to the mainland of the South America in its east, and in the eastern of the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest island in the Galapagos Islands (Archipielago de Colon) of Ecuador. It is separated 16.5 km from Santiago Island in the east, 4.5 km from Fernandina Island in the west. The geolocation of the Isla Isabela is between 1°3'12"S and 0°10'4"N, 90°46'50"W and 91°35'39"W. It has an area of 4712.94 km² and coastline of 719.19 km long. The Isla Isabela is in Galapagos, Ecuador. There are many volcanoes. Puerto Villamil, located on the southern coast of the island, is the main port. The dataset was developed based on Google Earth and related maps and references in Ecuador. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 24 data files with data size of 4.58 MB (compressed to 3.26 MB in three files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

ZHU Jianfeng, GAO Yuan*, LIU Chuang*, SHI Ruixiang. Isla Isabela[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021.


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Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 IslaIsabela.kmz 1315.29KB
2 IslaIsabelashp.rar 2025.74KB
3 PuertoVillamil.kmz 2.99KB