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Prince Edward Island

HU Ke1HAN Nianlong1LIU Chuang2SHI Ruixiang2
1 School of Politics & Public Administration,Hainan University,Haikou 570228,China2 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Aug. 2020

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Key Words:

Prince Edward Island,Canada,data encyclopedia


Prince Edward Island is located in the southern part of Gulf of St. Lawrence, Southeast of Canada. It is 12.67 km separated from the continent of North America by the Northumberland Strait in its southwest, 51.52 km from the Cape Breton Island in its east. The Prince Edward Island is named after Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, the son of George III. Its geolocation is between 45°56′54″N and 47°03′32″N, 64°24′50″W and 61°58′15″W. The Prince Edward Island belongs to Prince Edward Province of Canada. Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Province, is located in the south-central part of the island. The total area of the Prince Edward Island is 5,676.45 km² based on the Albers projection, and the coastline is 2,282.51 km based on the Lambert projection. The island extends northwest-southeast. The main cities at the island are Charlottetown and Summerside. There is one airport in the north of Charlottetown and the other airport in the northwest of Summerside. The dataset is developed based on the Global multiple scale shorelines dataset based on Google Earth images (2015) and the relevant Canadian maps. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, consists of 26 data files with data size of 7.32 MB (compressed to three files with 5.05 MB).Browse

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Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

HU Ke, HAN Nianlong, LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang. Prince Edward Island[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2020.

HU Ke, HAN Nianlong, LIU Chuang, et al. Prince Edward Island [J]. Journal of Global Change Data & Discovery, 2020, 4(3): 293-294.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AirportsCities.kmz 3.33KB
2 PrinceEdwardIsland.kmz 1985.65KB
3 PrinceEdwardIslandshp.rar 3188.25KB