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Wetar 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:Nov. 2020

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Key Words:

Wetar Island,Indonasia,data encyclopedia


Wetar Island is located in the southern part of the Banda Sea, western of the Pacific Ocean. It is 48.97 km separated from Timor Island by the Wetar Strait in its south, and 75.82 km from the Alor Islands in the west. Its geo-location is between 8°0'59″S and 7°33'24″S, 125°47'20″E and 126°50'33″E. The Wetar Island belongs to Maluku Province of Indonesia. The climate is hot and moist, with heavy rainfall. The center town of the island is Masapun on the southern coast. The total area of the Wetar Island calculated based on Albers projection is 2615.00 km², and the coastline length calculated based on Lambert projection is 354.53 km. The dataset is developed based on the Global Multiple Scale Shorelines Dataset based on Google Earth images (2015), combined with maps of Indonesia. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 25 data files with data size of 788 KB (compressed to three data files with 247 KB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

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

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 Masapun.kmz 1.63KB
2 WetarIsland.kmz 183.77KB
3 WetarIsland.rar 245.05KB