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Northern Sporades


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

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2022.08.06.V1

Published:Aug. 2022

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Key Words:

Northern Sporades,Mediterranean Sea,Aegean Sea,Greece,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

The Northern Sporades, islands group in Greece, is 13.08 km separated from the Euboea Island in its southwest, and located in the northern part of the Aegean Sea. It is in Greece, and the geo-location is between 23°23′12″N and 24°41′10″N, 38°44′49″E and 39°30′24″E. The Northern Sporades consists of 195 islands (area of the smallest is 29 m²). They are Skiros Island, Skopelos Island, Alonnisos Island, Skiathos Island, Kira Panagia Island, Peristera Island, Gioura Island, Skandzoura Island, Valaxa Island, Piperi Island, Skiropoula Island, Sarakino Island, etc. In the Northern Sporades, the Skiros Island is the largest one with an area of 208.94 km², and coastline of 145.40 km long. The total area of the Northern Sporades is 498.17 km², and the length of the coastline is 655.30 km. The dataset was developed based on Google Earth images around 2015. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 17 data files with data size of 3.94 MB (Compressed into 2 files with 2.67 MB).

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Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Northern Sporades[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2022. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2022.08.06.V1.

References:

[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] Luo, Y. L. Atlas of Greece [M]. Beijing: SinoMaps Press. 2010.
     [4] Planet Map Press. World National Atlas [M]. Version 2. Beijing: Planet Map Press, 2004.
     [5] Editorial Group of the Chinese-foreign Language Handbook of Global Geographical Names. Chinese-foreign Language Handbook of Global Geographical Names [M]. Beijing: SinoMaps Press. 1999.
     [6] Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Sporades [OL]. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sporades.
     

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 NorthernSporades.kmz 1023.46KB
2 NorthernSporadesshp.rar 1715.42KB
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