Dataset List


Oceanic region
Data Details

West Baratang Group

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1CHEN Lijun2SHEN Yan1
1Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2National Geomatics Center of China,Beijing 100830,China


Published:Feb. 2019

Visitors:88       Data Files Downloaded:2      
Data Downloaded:0.18 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

West Baratang Group,Andaman Islands,Andaman and Nicobar Islands,Bay of Bengal,Indian Ocean,data encyclopedia


The West Baratang Group is located in mid-west of the Andaman Islands, the Bay of Bengal. It is separated from the Baratang Island at its east, from Middle Andaman at its north, and from South Andaman Island at its south. It belongs to the North and Middle Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Its geo-location is 12°9′58″N-12°17′57″N, 92°40′48″E-92°46′17″E. The main islands in the West Baratang Group are Bluff Island, Spike Island, Talakaicha Island, Boning Island, and Belle Island. The total area of the West Baratang Group is 39.96 km², and the coastline is 95.40 km. The dataset was developed based on the Google Earth and related maps and references. The dataset is consisted of 15 data files and archived in the .kmz and .shp data formats with the data size of 432 KB (Compressed to 180 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,CHEN Lijun,SHEN Yan.West Baratang Group[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2019.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.42.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 WestBaratangGroup.kmz 57.98kb DownLoad
2 WestBaratangGroupshp.rar 122.68kb DownLoad

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Geographical Society of China


Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) Task Group on Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in/for/with Developing Countries (PASTD)

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Digital Linchao GeoMuseum