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Coco 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

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.03.01.V1

Published:Mar. 2019

Visitors:272       Data Files Downloaded:10      
Data Downloaded:0.63 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

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

Abstract:

The Coco 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 the Preparis Island by the Preparis North Chanel 76 km at its north, and from Landfall Island by the Coco Channel 40 km at its southwest. The geo-location of the Coco Islands is 13°58′16″N-14°11′36″N, 93°13′7″E-93°22′57″E. It is consisted of the Great Coco Reef and the Little Coco Island. The main islands in the Great Coco Reef are Slipper Island, Table Island, Great Coco Island, and Jerry Island, in which the biggest one is Great Coco Island, with the area of 14.63 km². The total area of the Coco Islands is 20.25 km², and the coastline is 50.35 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 328 KB (Compressed to 138 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,CHEN Lijun,SHEN Yan.Coco Islands[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2019.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2019.03.01.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 CocoIslands.kmz 46.24kb DownLoad
2 CocoIslandsshp.rar 92.60kb DownLoad
Co-Sponsors

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Geographical Society of China

Parteners

Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) Task Group on Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in/for/with Developing Countries (PASTD)

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

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