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Morant Cays

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1
1 Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Feb. 2017

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Key Words:

Morant Cays,Caribbean Sea,Jamaica,North-East Cay,data encyclopedia


The Morant Cays is located in the Caribbean Sea, 58km northwest to Jamaica Island. Its geolocation is between 81°25′13″W and 79°43′22″W, 19°15′46″N and 19°45′25″N. The Morant Cays is consisted of four islands, including the North-East Cay, North-West Cay, South-East Cay and the South-West Cay. The North-East Cay is the largest one with an area of 0.08km², while the North-West Cay is the smallest with an area of 0.02km². The total area of the Morant Cays is 0.19km², the coastline of it is 3.97km long. The dataset is developed based on the Google Earth images and the referenced maps. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data format with the compressed data size of 31.5KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang. Morant Cays[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2017.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 MorantCays.kmz 10.76KB
2 MorantCaysshp.rar 20.76KB