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No.3 Vol.1,2019
Oceanic region
Data Details

Andaman 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

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.49.V1

Published:Feb. 2019

Visitors:33       Data Files Downloaded:2      
Data Downloaded:3.96 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

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

Abstract:

The Andaman Islands is the main part of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India. It belongs to the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Its geo-location is 10°30′39″N-13°40′36″N, 92°11′55″E-94°16′38″E. It is located between the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. It is separated from Coco Islands of Myanmar by Coco Chanel at its north, from Nicobar Islands by Ten Degree Chanel at its south. The Andaman Islands is consisted of Great Andaman Archipelago, Little Andaman Group, Ritchie’s Archipelago, East Volcano Islands, and Sentinel Islands. There are 182 islands in Andaman Islands, in which, 146 islands in Great Andaman Archipelago, 3 islands in Little Andaman Group, 23 islands in Ritchie’s Archipelago, 2 islands in East Volcano Islands, and 8 islands in Sentinel Islands. The area of Great Andaman Archipelago, Little Andaman Group, Ritchie’s Archipelago, East Volcano Islands, and Sentinel Islands are 4741.40, 694.39, 251.05, 15.85, and 52.40 km², respectively. The total area of the Andaman Islands is 5755.09 km², and the coastline is 2762.01 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 9.96 MB (Compressed to 3.95 MB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,CHEN Lijun,SHEN Yan.Andaman Islands[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2019.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.49.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AndamanIslands.kmz 1270.41kb DownLoad
2 AndamanIslandsshp.rar 2784.89kb 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