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Island of Hawaii

LV Tingting1SHI Ruixiang2LIU Chuang*2
1Aerospace Information Research Institute,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Jan. 2021

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Key Words:

Island of Hawaii,United States of America,Oceania,data encyclopedia


Island of Hawaii, also known as Big Island, is located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest of the Hawaiian Islands and is located at the southeast of the Hawaiian Islands. It is 47 km separated from the Maui Island in the northwest, and 3678 km from the mainland of North American in the northeast. The island of Hawaii belongs to the county of Hawaii, the state of Hawaii of the United States of America. The geo-location of the Island of Hawaii is between 18°54'39"S and 20°16'7"S, 156°3′43″W and 154°48′24″W. The total area of the Island is 10,432.05 km² based on the Albers projection, and the total coastline is 821.97 km based on the Lambert projection. There are some volcanoes on the island of Hawaii. The most famous three are Kilauea in the southeastern, Mauna Loa in the southern, and Mauna Kea in the northern. Among them, Kilauea volcano is the largest active volcano in the world; Mauna Kea volcano is the highest volcano on the island. The main cities are Hilo on the eastern and Kailua-Kona on the western, of which Hilo is the largest city on the island of Hawaii. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 25 data files with data size of 2.67 MB (compressed to three data files with 1.84 KB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

LV Tingting, SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang*. Island of Hawaii[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021. DOI: 10.3974/geodb.2021.01.08.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 CitiesandAirports_Hawaii.kmz 3.17KB
2 HawaiiIsland.kmz 674.90KB
3 HawaiiIslandshp.rar 1207.23KB