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North Island, New Zealand

LV Tingting1TAO Zui1SHI Ruixiang2LIU Chuang2
1 Aerospace Information Research Institute,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Apr. 2020

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Key Words:

North Island,New Zealand,Pacific Ocean,data encyclopedia


North Island is located in the northeastern of New Zealand, southeast of Australia, and in the western of the South Pacific Ocean. It is the smaller island in the two principal islands of the New Zealand. It is separated 25.80 km from South Island by Cook Strait. The geo-location of the North Island is between 34°23′36″S and 41°36′51″S, 172°38′35″E and 178°33′2″E. The total area of the North Island is 114,052.58 km² (Albers Projection), and the total coastline is 7,609.73 km (Lambert Projection). The coastline of the North Island is tortuous. Prentice Bay and Hawkes Bay are two famous bays on the North Island. The North Island is dominated by hilly landforms, with many volcanoes in the central part. The most famous volcanoes are Ruapehu, Egmont, and Talavera. Lake Taupo, the island’s largest lake, is also the largest lake in New Zealand. New Zealand’s capital, Wellington, is located at the southern end of the island, while the largest city, Auckland, is located in the north, and most of New Zealand’s residents live in these two cities. The dataset consists of 26 data files and archived in the .kmz and .shp data formats with the data size of 24.2 MB (Compressed to 22.7 MB in three files).Browse

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

LV Tingting, TAO Zui, SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. North Island, New Zealand[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2020.

LV Tingting, TAO Zui, SHI Ruixiang, et al. North Island, New Zealand [J]. Journal of Global Change Data & Discovery, 2020, 4(1): 88-89. DOI: 10.3974/geodp.2020.01.13.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 Cities_and_Airports.kmz 2.96KB
2 NewZealandNorthIsland.kmz 6299.76KB
3 NewZealandNorthIslandshp.rar 10738.61KB