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Ogasawara Islands

LIU Chuang1CHEN Wenbo2SHI Ruixiang1
1Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,CAS,Beijing 100101,China2Keio Research Institute at SFC,Keio University,Fujisawa 2520882, Japan



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Ogasawara Islands,Japan,archipelago,volcano,data encyclopedia


Ogasawara Islands, located in the western Pacific Ocean and known as the Bonin Islands, is an archipelago of subtropical and tropical region. It is governed by the Tokyo administrative jurisdiction (Tokyo Metropolitan Department), Japan. The geolocation of Ogasawara Islands is from 136°4'10"E to 153°59'13"E and latitude from 20°25'30"N to 27°43'29"N. Ogasawara Islands consists of four archipelagoes (Mukojima archipelago, Chichijima archipelago, Hahajima archipelago, Volcano Islands archipelago), and a series of small islands, including the islands of Nishinoshima, Okinotorishima, and Minamitorishima. The Nishinoshima Island experienced the eruption of volcano from 2013 until 2014. The total area of the islands in the Ogasawara Islands is 106.90km2, and coastline is 359.52km long. The dataset is developed based on Google Earth imagery integrated with thematic maps. The dataset is archived in both .kmz and .shp formats with compressed data size of 1.21MB.

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Chinese Academy of Sciences (Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,CHEN Wenbo,SHI Ruixiang.Ogasawara Islands ( OgasawaraIslands ) [DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2016.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.09.18.V1.

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 OgasawaraIslands.kmz 478.97kb DownLoad
2 OgasawaraIslandsshp.rar 763.00kb DownLoad

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