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Elba Island

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


Published:Aug. 2021

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Key Words:

Elba Island,Italy,Europe,data encyclopedia


Elba Island is located west of the Piombino Channel, between Apennine Peninsula and Corsica Island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is the largest island in the Arcipelago Toscano. The Elba Island belongs to Tuscany, Italy. Its geo-location is between 42°42′27″N and 42°52′23″N, 10°06′10″E and 10°26′39″E. The island is generally east-west, with a length of 27.23 km. The total area of the Elba Island is 224.18 km² based on Albers projection, and the total coastline is 154.77 km based on Lambert projection. The main cities are Portoferraio, Procchio, Marciana Marina, Cavo, Rio Marina, Porto Azzurro and Campo Nell' elba, etc. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 26 data files with data size of 648 KB (compressed to 3 data files with 438 KB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Elba 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 Cities&Ports.kmz 3.48KB
2 ElbaIsland.kmz 159.88KB
3 ElbaIslandshp.rar 275.54KB