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No.3 Vol.1,2019
Oceanic region
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GroupRutland Archipelago


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

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.43.V1

Published:Feb. 2019

Visitors:41       Data Files Downloaded:2      
Data Downloaded:0.31 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

Rutland Archipelago,Andaman Islands,Andaman and Nicobar Islands,Bay of Bengal,Indian Ocean,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

The Rutland Archipelago is located in the south of Andaman Islands, the Bay of Bengal. It is separated from Small Andaman Islands by the Duncan Passage at its south, and from South Andaman Island by the Macpherson Strait at its north. It belongs to the South Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Its geo-location is 11°8′26″N-11°36′21″N, 92°31′39″E-92°44′4″E. The main islands in the Rutland Archipelago are Rutland Island, Passage Island, Cinque Islands, Labyrinth Islands, and Sisters Islands. Among them, the biggest one is the Rutland Island, with the area of 120.84 km². The total area of the Islands is 144.02 km², and the coastline is 145.75 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 805 KB (Compressed to 314 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,CHEN Lijun,SHEN Yan.GroupRutland Archipelago[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2019.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.43.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 RutlandArchipelago.kmz 92.62kb DownLoad
2 RutlandArchipelagoshp.rar 222.29kb DownLoad
Co-Sponsors

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

The Geographical Society of China

Parteners

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