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Ogasawara Archipelago


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

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.09.18.V1

Published:Dec.2016

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Key Words:

Ogasawara Islands,Japan,volcano,Ogasawara Archipelago,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

Ogasawara Archipelago, located in the western Pacific Ocean, is an archipelago of subtropical and tropical region. It is governed by the Tokyo administrative jurisdiction (Tokyo Metropolitan Department), Japan. The geolocation of Ogasawara Archipelago is from 136°3'55"E to 153°59'11"E and 20°25'22"N to 27°43'31"N. Ogasawara Archipelago consists of Ogasawara Islands (known as the Bonin Islands, including Mukojima Group, Chichijima Group and Hahajima Group), Volcano Islands, and a series of small islands, including 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 Archipelago is 106.60 km², and coastline is 376.27 km 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.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

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

Data Product:

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