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Great Coco Reef

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:

Great Coco Reef,Bay of Bengal,Andaman Sea,Myanmar,data encyclopedia


The Great Coco Reef is located in the north of the Coco Islands. It 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 the Preparis Island by the Preparis North Chanel 76 km at its north, and from Little Coco Island by the Alexandra Channel 15 km at its southwest. Its geo-location is 14°2′49″N-14°11′36″N, 93°21′9″E-93°22′57″E. There are five islands in the Great Coco Reef, and the main islands are Slipper Island, Table Island, Great Coco Island, and Jerry Island. Among them, the biggest one is Great Coco Island, with the area of 14.63 km². The total area of the Great Coco Reef is 16.13 km², and the coastline is 38.66 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 255 KB (Compressed to 108 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,CHEN Lijun,SHEN Yan.Great Coco Reef[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2019.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.02.60.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 GreatCocoReef.kmz 34.57kb DownLoad
2 GreatCocoReefshp.rar 74.10kb DownLoad

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