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Shiant Isles


LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1
1Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2017.01.04.V1

Published:Jan. 2017

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Key Words:

Shiant Isles,United Kingdom,Scotland,Garbh Eilean,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

Shiant Isles of Scotland is located from 6°25′3″W to 6°19′21″W, 57°52′45″N to 57°54′30″N, 5.34km south east of Lewis Island. The Shiant Isles consist of three main islands – Garbh Eilean, Eilean an Taighe and Eilean Mhuire; and eighteen small isles and rocks, including Galca Mor, Galta Beag, Sgeir Mhic a' Ghobha, Sgeir Mianais, Bodach, Sgeir na Ruideag, Stacan Laidir, Damhag. The total area of the Shiant Isles is 2.15km² the coast line is 17.98km long. Among which, the biggest island is Garbh Eilean, which area is 0.98km². The dataset is developed based on the google earth images and the the matic maps of Scotland. The dataset is archived in both .kmz and .shp data formats with the compressed data size of 96.2KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang.2017.Shiant Isles ( ShiantIsles ) ,Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,DOI:10.3974/geodb.2017.01.04.V1

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 ShiantIsles.kmz 34.58kb DownLoad
2 ShiantIslesshp.rar 61.68kb 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