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Andreanof Islands


LIU Chuang1YANG Aqiang2HU Wenyan1LIU Ronggao1
1Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing100101,China2Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing100101,China

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.08.03.V1

Published:Nov.2016

Visitors:502       Data Files Downloaded:45      
Data Downloaded:177.67 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

Andreanof Islands,Aleutian Islands,Alaska,Atka Island,USA,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

Andreanof Islands are a group of islands in the Aleutian Islands, in southwestern Alaska. The Andreanof Islands are located between Amchitka Pass and the Rat Islands group to the west, and Amukta Pass and the Islands of Four Mountains group to the east. Its location is from 52°12′35.04″N to 52°25′11.89″N and from 172°17′44.55″W to 179°8′59.87″W . There are 577 islands great than 100m2 in Andreanof Islands. There is only one island with area great than 1000km2, but 37 islands great than 1km2. The largest one of the islands is the Atka Island with the area of 1055.43 km2, and meanwhile it has the longest coastline 660.1km. The other main islands with area great than 1km2 in Andreanof Islands are Adak Island,Tanaga Island,Amulia Island,Kanaga Island,Seguam Island,Great Sitkin Island,Kagalaska Island,Little Tanaga Island,Gareloi Island,Umak Island,Amatignak Island,Ulak Island,Igitkin Island,Chugul Island,Kavalga Island,Tagalak Island,Ogliuga Island,Bobrof Island,Kasatochi Island,Skagul Island,Tanaklak Island,Kanu Island,Elf Island,Unalga Island,Tagadak Island,Oglodak Island,Ilak Island,Ringgold Island,Asuksak Island,Sadatanak Island,Solt Island,Dora Island,Asiak Island,Koniuji Island. The total area of the Andreanof Islands is 3991.47 km2, and the total coastline is 3098.02km. The dataset was developed based on integration among the Google Earth images and related maps and records. The dataset is archived in the .shp and .kmz formats with the compressed data size of 7.35MB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,YANG Aqiang,HU Wenyan,LIU Ronggao.2016.Andreanof Islands ( AndreanofIslands ) ,Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.08.03.V1

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AndreanofIslands.kmz 3295.97kb DownLoad
2 AndreanofIslandsshp.rar 4256.41kb DownLoad
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

Digital Linchao GeoMuseum