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Rat 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.2016.08.09.V1

Published:Nov.2016

Visitors:590       Data Files Downloaded:43      
Data Downloaded:53.76 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

Rat Islands,Aleutian Islands,Amchitka Island,Alaska,USA,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

The Rat Islands are a volcanic group of islands in the Aleutian Islands in southwest Alaska, with the Near Islands group to its west, and Amchitka Pass and the Andreanof Islands group to its east, at about 177°11′52″E to 179°46′24″E, 51°20′54″N to 52°8′10″N. The larger islands in the group are, from west to east, Kiska, Little Kiska, Segula, Khvostof, Davidof, Little Sitkin, Amchitka, and Semisopochnoi. There are total of 10 islands with area great than 1km2. The island with the largest area 319.87km2 is Amchitka Island, and it has the longest coastline 304.12km. The total land area of the Rat Islands is 974.18km2 and the total coastline is 873.7km. 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 3.94MB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,YANG Aqiang,HU Wenyan,LIU Ronggao.2016.Rat Islands ( RatIslands ) ,Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.08.09.V1

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 RatIslands.kmz 1768.76kb DownLoad
2 RatIslandsshp.rar 1132.32kb 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