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Ayon Island

WANG Le1HAN 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:Sep. 2020

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Key Words:

Ayon Island,Russia,world geography,data encyclopedia


Ayon Island is located in the northwestern of the Chaunskaya Bay, East Siberian Sea of the Arctic Ocean. It is 1.66 km and 34.02 km respectively separated from the Eurasian continent by Malyy Chaunskiy Strait and Sredniy Strait in its southwest and east. The Ayon Island is in the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Far Eastern Federal District of Russia. Its geo-location is between 69°33'15"N - 70°2'37"N, 167°46'35"E - 169°27'33"E. The outline of the Ayon Island is like a rectangular, with about 60.64 km long from northwest to southeast, and about 41.75 km wide from northeast to southwest. The total area of the Ayon Island is 2180.00 km² based on the Albers projection, and the coastline is 250.16 km based on the Lambert projection. The dataset is developed based on the Global Multiple Scale Shorelines Dataset based on Google Earth images (2015), combined with maps of Russia. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, consists of 15 data files with data size of 108 KB (compressed to two data files with 66.9 KB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

WANG Le, HAN Nianlong, LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang. Ayon Island[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2020.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AyonIsland.kmz 22.71KB
2 AyonIslandshp.rar 44.23KB