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Preparis 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:

Preparis Islands,Bay of Bengal,Andaman Sea,Myanmar,data encyclopedia


The Preparis Islands belongs to the Cocokyun Township of South Yangon District of Yangon Region of Myanmar. It is separated from the Bay of Bengal at its west, from the Andaman Sea at its east, from Irrawaddy Delta by the Preparis North Chanel 140 km at its north, and from the Coco Islands by the Preparis South Chanel 76 km at its south. Its geo-location is 14°47′8″N-14°56′8″N, 93°33′0″E-93°39′7″E. It is consisted of Preparis Island, Cow and Calf Islets, West Reef Islets, and Preparis Pinncale. The total area of the Islands is 8.14 km², and the coastline is 24.23 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 213 KB (Compressed to 92.1 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,CHEN Lijun,SHEN Yan.Preparis Islands[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2019.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.59.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 PreparisIslands.kmz 30.36kb DownLoad
2 PreparisIslandsshp.rar 61.82kb DownLoad

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