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Fox 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.2016.08.05.V1

Published:Nov.2016

Visitors:486       Data Files Downloaded:48      
Data Downloaded:288.18 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

Fox Islands,Alaska,Aleutian Islands,Unimak Island,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

The Fox Islands are a group of islands in the eastern Aleutian Islands of the U.S. state of Alaska. The Fox Islands are the closest to mainland North America in the Aleutian chain, and just east of Samalga Pass and the Islands of Four Mountains group. The location of Fox Islands is 162°21′10″W-169°15′7″W,52°46′0″N-55°3′9″N. The larger Fox Islands are, from west to east, Umnak, Unalaska, Amaknak, Akutan, Akun, Unimak and Sanak. The Unimak Island is the largest inland with 4077.93km2. The Unalaska Island has the longest coastline 1063.46km. There are 23 islands with area great than 1km2 and 7 islands with area great than 100km2. The total area of Fox Islands is 9559.52km2 and the total coastline is 3138.67km. 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 10.30MB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,YANG Aqiang,HU Wenyan,LIU Ronggao.2016.Fox Islands ( FoxIslands ) ,Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.08.05.V1

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 FoxIslands.kmz 5009.95kb DownLoad
2 FoxIslandsshp.rar 6410.30kb 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