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Victoria Island


DAI Lijun1SHI Ruixiang1LIU Chuang1
1Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2020.03.20.V1

Published:Jun. 2020

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Key Words:

Victoria Island,Canada,Arctic Archipelago,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

Victoria Island is located within the Arctic Circle in North America. It is Canada's second-largest island, and belongs to the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. It is separated from the mainland on the south by Dolphin and Union Strait, Coronation Gulf, Dease Strait, and Queen Maud Gulf. The Victoria Island belongs to Northwest Territories and Nunavut of Canada. The geolocation of the Victoria Island is between 68°27'40"N and 73°22'40"N, 100°50'46"W and 119°7'25"W.It is about 632 km from west to east, 550 km from south to north. The area of the Victoria Island is 220,659.87 km² under the Albers projection, and the coastline is 8,288.51 km under the Lambert projection. There are three airports, Cambridge Bay Airport (YCB), Holman Airport (YHI), and Lady Franklin Point Airport(YUJ) in the Victoria Island. The dataset was developed based on the Global Multiple Scale Shorelines Dataset Based on Google Earth Images (2015), and maps and references related to Canada. The dataset is consisted of 25 data files and archived in the .kmz and .shp data formats with the data size of 15.8 MB (Compressed to 10.9 MB in three files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

DAI Lijun,SHI Ruixiang,LIU Chuang.Victoria Island[DB/J].Global Change Data Repository,2020.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2020.03.20.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 VictoriaIsland.kmz 4210.79KB
2 VictoriaIslandshp.rar 7013.98KB
3 VictoriaIsland_airports.kmz 3.29KB
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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