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Argo-Saronic Islands

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


Published:Nov. 2022

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Key Words:

Argo-Saronic Islands,Mediterranean Sea,Aegean Sea,Greece,data encyclopedia


The Argo-Saronic Islands is located in the southwestern of the Aegean Sea of the Mediterranean, and administrated by the Attica, Greece. The Islands is composed of 126 islands and independent rocks (area of the smallest is 54 m²), which are in the Argolis Bay and Saronic Bay and their adjacent area. The geo-location of the Islands is between 36°41′07″N and 38°01′29″N,22°47′24″E and 24°00′57″E. The total area of the Argo-Saronic Islands is 327.43 km², and the length of the coastline is 605.44 km. The largest island In the Argo-Saronic Islands is the Salamis Island with an area of 95.57 km², and coastline of 123.04 km long. The dataset was developed based on Google Earth images around 2015. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 16 data files with data size of 3.28 MB (Compressed into 2 files with 2.24 MB).

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Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Argo-Saronic 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] 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] Saronic Islands [OL].
     [6] List of islands of Greece [OL].

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 Argo-SaronicIslands.kmz 856.89KB
2 Argo-SaronicIslandsshp.rar 1439.08KB