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Lipari Islands

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


Published:Feb. 2021

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Key Words:

Lipari Islands,Aeolian Islands,Italy,Europe,data encyclopedia


Lipari Islands, also called Lipari Group or Aeolian Islands, is located in the southeastern of the Tyrrhenian Sea, a bay of the Mediterranean. It is 20.22 km separated from the Sicily Island in its south. The Lipari Islands is in the Sicilian Region of Italy. The geolocation of the Lipari Islands is between 38°22′00″N and 38°49′04″N, 14°20′21″E and 15°15′09″E. The Lipari Islands includes 31 islands, they are Lipari Island, Salina Island, Vulcano Island, Stromboli Island, Filicudi Island, Alicudi Island, Panarea Island, etc. (The area of the smallest island is 494 m²). In the islands, Lipari Island is the largest island with an area of 37.29 km². The total area of the Lipari Islands is 115.16 km² based on Albers projection, and the total coastline is 150.36 km based on Lambert projection. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 17 data files with data size of 1.12 MB (compressed to 2 data files with 763 KB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Lipari Islands[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021. DOI: 10.3974/geodb.2021.02.13.V1.


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Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 LipariIslands.kmz 291.04KB
2 LipariIslandsshp.rar 472.25KB