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


Published:Oct. 2022

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Key Words:

Echinades,Mediterranean Sea,Ionian Sea,Greece,data encyclopedia


The Echinades is located in the Ionian Sea of the Mediterranean, and administrated by the Kefallinia state, western of Greece. Its geo-location is between 38°16′56″N and 38°30′18″N,20°58′07″E and 21°07′34″E. The Echinades consist of 37 islands (area of the smallest is 229 m²). They are Petalas Island, Oxia Island, Drakonera Island, Provati Island, Vromonas Island, Makri Island, Pontikos Island, Karlonisi Island, Lamprinos Island, Modi Island, etc. In the Echinades, the Petalas Island is the largest one with an area of 5.38 km². The total area of the Echinades is 18.24 km², and the length of the coastline is 87.84 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 442 KB (Compressed into 2 files with 139 KB).

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Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Echinades[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] 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] Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Echinades [OL].

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 Echinades.kmz 74.51KB
2 Echinadesshp.rar 140.08KB