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Dataset of the 29 Islands and Reefs Invaded by Vietnam in the Chinese Nansha Islands (1973-1998)

TANG Meng1
1Platform for Study on Ocean Environment-Resources and Maritime Rights,China Centre for Collaborative Innovation of the South China Sea Studies,Nanjing University,Nanjing210093,China


Published:May. 2016

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Key Words:

Nansha Islands,Vietnam,Reefs,Invade,1973-1998,Tropical Geography


The Dataset of the Islands and Reefs Invaded by Vietnam in the Chinese Nansha Islands (1973-1998)lists the geo-location and information about the 29 islands and reefs (sandbank and shoal are also included)in Chinese Nansha Islands which were invaded and occupied by Vietnam from 1973-1998. In which, there are 4 islands, 15 reefs, 3 sandbanks and 7 shoals. 7 islands and reefs were invaded by Vietnam in 1970’, and 13 in 1980’, 7 in 1990’. The dataset is archived in .shp format with the data size of 3KB. The research paper on the dataset was published at the Journal of Tropical Geography, No. 5, Vol. 35, 2015. ( Note. .shp format data is correspond to the data in the related paper. Meanwhile, .kmz format data is matched to the remote sensing images in Google Earth. )

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences,Joint research project of National Institute for South China Sea Studies and Department of Coastal Ocean Science,Nanjing University

Data Citation:

TANG Meng.Dataset of the 29 Islands and Reefs Invaded by Vietnam in the Chinese Nansha Islands (1973-1998)[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2016.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.02.19.V1.

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 29IslandsReefsInNanshaIslands(1973-1998).kmz 3.60kb DownLoad
2 29IslandsReefsInNanshaIslands(1973-1998).rar 2.90kb DownLoad

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