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Heinze 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:

Heinze Islands,Moscos Islands,Andaman Sea,Indian Ocean,Myanmar,data encyclopedia


The Heinze Islands is located in the Andaman Sea, a part of North Moscos Islands in the Moscos Islands. There is only 17 km wide between the Island and the Tanintharyi Coast at its east. The Heinze Islands belongs to the Dawei District of the Tanintharyi Region of Myanmar. Its geo-location is 14°23′29″N-14°27′39″N, 97°45′47″E-97°48′21″E. It is consisted of four small islands and one reef, and the main islands are Heinze Bok Island and Bashuhino Island. Among them, the biggest one is the Heinze Bok Island, with the area of 3.71 km². The total area of the Islands is 5.32 km², and the coastline is 22.58 km. All islands are governed by the Burma Forest Department as the Moscos Islands Wildlife Sanctuary. 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 120 KB (Compressed to 50.5 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,CHEN Lijun,SHEN Yan.Heinze Islands[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2019.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.51.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 HeinzeIslands.kmz 13.19kb DownLoad
2 HeinzeIslandsshp.rar 37.35kb DownLoad

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