LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1
1Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources Research，Chinese Academy of Sciences，Beijing 100101，China
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Pentland Skerries,Atlantic Ocean,Scotland,Muckle Skerry,data encyclopedia
Pentland Skerries, the islands of Scotland, is located 4.5km to the Orkney Islands in the southeast and 7.5km to the mainland of Scotland in the northeast. Its geolocation is between 2°56′5″W-2°53′17″W，58°40′22″N-58°41′30″N. The Pentland Skerries consist of 8 islands, isles and skerries in total (the smallest one is 135m²). The major islands include Muckle Skerry, Louther Skerry, Clettack Skerry and Little Skerry. The total area of the Pentland Skerries is 0.55km², the coastline of the Skerries is 7.78km long. The biggest island of the Pentland Skerries is the Muckle Skerry with the area of 0.50km², its coastline is 5.03km long. The dataset is developed based on the Google Earth images and the referenced maps. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data format with the compressed data size of 47.2KB.
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LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang.2017.Pentland Skerries ( PentlandSkerries ) ,Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,DOI:10.3974/geodb.2017.01.12.V1