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Palagruza Islands

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


Published:Feb. 2022

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Key Words:

Palagruza Islands,Mediterranean Sea,Adriatic Sea,Croatia,data encyclopedia,


Palagruza Islands is a small islands in the southern of Croatia, located in the Adriatic Sea, a marginal sea in the Mediterranean Sea, 22 km from the Apennine Peninsula in its southwest. Its geo-location is between 42°22′39″N and 42°23′47″N, 16°14′44″E and 16°20′25″E. The Palagruza Islands consists of 11 islands, including Palagruza Island, Mala Palagruza Island and Islet Galijula. Among them, the biggest one is the Palagruza Island with an area of 0.33 km². The total area of the Palagruza Islands is 0.40 km² and the coastline is 6.94 km long. The dataset was developed based on Google Earth images in 2009. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 17 data files with data size of 75.9KB (compressed into 2 files with37.8 KB).

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Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Palagruza Islands[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2022.


[1] Liu, C., Shi, R. X., Zhang, Y. H., et al. Global multiple scale shorelines dataset based on Google Earth images (2015) [J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2019. DOI: 10.3974/geodb.2019.04.13.V1.
     [2] Liu, C., Shi, R. X., Zhang, Y. H., et al. 2015: How many islands (isles, rocks), how large land areas, and how long of shorelines in the world? —Vector data based on Google Earth images [J]. Journal of Global Change Data & Discovery, 2019, 3(2): 124-148. DOI: 10.3974/geodp.2019.02.03.
     [3] SinoMaps Press. Italy Atlas [M]. Beijing: SinoMaps Press. 2008.
     [4] Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Palagruza [OL].
     [5] Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Croatia [OL].

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 PalagruzaIslands.kmz 12.64KB
2 PalagruzaIslandsshp.rar 25.25KB