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Andaman and Nicobar 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:

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


The Andaman and Nicobar Islands 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 and from Aceh Islands of Indonesia by Great Chanel at its south. It belongs to Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Its geo-location is 6°45′22″N-13°40′36″N, 92°11′55″E-94°16′38″E. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands is consisted of Andaman Islands and Nicobar Islands. There are 211 islands in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, in which, 182 islands in the Andaman Islands and 29 islands in the Nicobar Islands. The area of Andaman Islands and Nicobar Islands is 5755.09 and 1606.23 km², respectively. The total area of the Andaman Islands is 7361.32 km², and the coastline is 3711.88 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 13.0 MB (Compressed to 5.19 MB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,CHEN Lijun,SHEN Yan.Andaman and Nicobar Islands[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2019.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.50.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AndamanNicobarIslands.kmz 1682.49kb DownLoad
2 AndamanNicobarIslandsshp.rar 3637.77kb DownLoad

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