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East Volcano Islands

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

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Key Words:

East Volcano Islands,Andaman Islands,Andaman and Nicobar Islands,Bay of Bengal,Indian Ocean,data encyclopedia


The East Volcano Islands is part of Andaman Islands, located in the Andaman Sea. It belongs to the North and Middle Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Two volcano islands are in the East Volcano Islands, i.e., Barren Island and Narcondam Island, 132.5 km far away from each other. The Narcondam Island is separated from the North Andaman Island 130 km at its west, and its geo-location is 13°25′46″N-13°27′53″N, 94°14′56″E-94°16′38″E. The Barren Island is separated from the Middle Andaman Island 98 km at its west, and its geo-location is 12°15′54″N-12°17′44″N, 93°50′44″E-93°52′40″E. The total area of the Narcondam Islands is 15.85 km², and the coastline is 27.50 km. The area of Barren Island and Narcondam Island is 8.25 km² and 7.60 km², and the coastline is 14.05 km and 13.45 km, respectively. The Barren Island is an active volcano, with the most resent eruption in 2017. The Narcondam Island is a dormant volcano. 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 326 KB (Compressed to 139 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,CHEN Lijun,SHEN Yan.East Volcano Islands[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2019.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.48.V1.

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 EastVolcanoIslands.kmz 48.19kb DownLoad
2 EastVolcanoIslandsshp.rar 90.95kb DownLoad

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