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Ronnbeck Islands


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

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2023.02.06.V1

Published:Feb. 2023

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Key Words:

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

Abstract:

The Ronnbeck Islands is located in the southernmost end of the Hinlopen Strait between Spitsbergen Island and Nordaustlandet (North East Land) in the Svalbard Archipelago of the Arctic Ocean. It is in Norway, and the geo-location is between 78°54′02″N and 78°56′48″N, 21°03′08″E and 21°44′31″E. The Ronnbeck Islands consists of 18 islands and rocks (area of the smallest is 867 m²), they are Torkildsen Island, Tobiesen Island, Mack Island, Qvale Island, Nedrevaag Island, Carlsen Island, etc. The total area of the Ronnbeck Islands is 0.94 km², and the coastline is 18.20 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 17 data files with data size of 156 KB (Compressed into 2 files with 101 KB).

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Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Ronnbeck Islands[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2023. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2023.02.06.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] 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/R%C3%B8nnbeck%C3%B8yane.
     [7] https://mapcarta.com/13559946.
     

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 RonnbeckIslands.kmz 35.91KB
2 RonnbeckIslandsshp.rar 65.31KB
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