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Boundary Data of South Kruil Islands

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1ZHU Yunqiang1
1Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Science,Beijing100101,China


Published:Jul. 2016

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Key Words:

South Kurils,Habomai islands,disputed islands,Iturup,Kunashir,data encyclopedia


The south kuril islands are located in the southern part of the Kuril islands from 43。21′38″N to 45。33′25″N and from 145。23′55″E to 148。53′37″E. It is consisted of the Iturup,Kunashir,Shikotan and the Habomai islands. The south kuril islands are dispute islands between Russia and Japan, although they are occupied by Russia since 1945. The biggest island is Iturup Island with area of 3163.76km2, the other three are: 1489.91km2 of Kunashir Island, 245.08km2 of Shikotan Island, and 93.24km2 of Habomai Islands. The dataset is developed based on the google earth images and references maps, it is archived in .kmz .shp formats with the data size of 1.92MB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,ZHU Yunqiang.2016.Boundary Data of South Kruil Islands ( BNDSouthKruilIslands ) ,Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.04.07.V1

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 SouthKruilIslands.kmz 574.51kb DownLoad
2 SouthKruilIslandsshp.rar 1399.41kb DownLoad
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