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Northwestern Islands


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

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2022.12.03.V1

Published:Dec. 2022

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Key Words:

Northwestern Islands,the Arctic Ocean,Svalbard Archipelago,Norway,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

The Northwestern Islands is located in the northwestern of Svalbard Archipelago, between Greenland Sea and Barents Sea in the Arctic Ocean. It is in Norway, and the geo-location is between 79°46′25″N and 79°53′09″N, 11°15′28″E and 11°38′59″E. The Northwestern Islands consists of 34 islands (area of the smallest is 380 m²). Among them, the five largest islands are Fuglesongen Island, Fugl Island, Klovningen Island, Indre Norsk Island, and Ytre Norsk Island. The total area of the Northwestern Islands is 12.67 km², and the length of the coastline is 47.84 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 304 KB (Compressed into 2 files with 205 KB).

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Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Northwestern Islands[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2022. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2022.12.03.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] SinoMaps Press. Atlas of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark [M]. Beijing: SinoMaps Press. 2008.
     [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] https://placenames.npolar.no/stadnamn/Nordvest%C3%B8yane.
     

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 NorthwesternIslands.kmz 75.89KB
2 NorthwesternIslandsshp.rar 129.13KB
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