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Middle Moscos 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:

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


The Middle Moscos Islands is located in the Andaman Sea, middle of the Moscos Islands (between the North Moscos Islands and the South Moscos Islands). There is only 23 km wide between the Island and the Tanintharyi Coast at its east. The Middle Moscos Islands belongs to the Dawei District of the Tanintharyi Region of Myanmar. Its geo-location is 14°6′30″N-14°12′24″N, 97°46′39″E-97°52′15″E. It is consisted of two big islands and seven small islets. The big islands are Maungmagan Island and North Island, and another small island located in the northernmost of the Middle Moscos Islands is Sabyat Island. The total area of the Middle Moscos Islands is 18.38 km², and the coastline is 42.50 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 MB (Compressed to MB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,CHEN Lijun,SHEN Yan.Middle Moscos Islands[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2019.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.54.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 MiddleMoscosIslands.kmz 27.14kb DownLoad
2 MiddleMoscosIslandsshp.rar 67.60kb DownLoad

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