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Bangaram Atoll

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1CHEN Lijun2SHEN Yan1
1 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2 National Geomatics Center of China,Beijing 100830,China


Published:Feb. 2019

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Key Words:

Bangaram Atoll,Laccadive Sea,Lakshadweep archipelago,Laccadive Islands,India,data encyclopedia


The Bangaram Atoll is located at Laccadive Sea. It belongs to the Lakshadweep District of Union Territory of Lakshadweep of India, and it is the northwest island of Laccadive Islands. Its geo-location is 10°56′5″N-10°57′32″N, 72°16′58″E-72°20′2″E. It is separated from the Amini Island 45 km at its northeast, from Perumal Par Atoll 31 km at its northwest, and from Agatti Island 11 km at its southwest. There are four islands in the Bangaram Atoll, among which the Bangaram Island is the largest one with area of 0.62 km², the Tinnakara Island are the second largest one with area of 0.51 km². The total area of the Bangaram Atoll is 1.18 km², and the total coastline is 9.40 km. The dataset was developed based on the Google Earth and related maps and references. The dataset is consisted of 15 data files and archived in the .kmz and shp data formats with the data size of 83.2 KB (Compressed to 35.3 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang, CHEN Lijun, SHEN Yan. Bangaram Atoll[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2019.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 BangaramAtoll.kmz 10.00KB
2 BangaramAtollshp.rar 25.34KB