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Svalbard Archipelago


SHI Ruixiang1LIU Chuang1
1 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2023.02.07.V1

Published:Feb. 2023

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Key Words:

Svalbard Archipelago,the Arctic Ocean,Norway,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

The Svalbard Archipelago is located between the Greenland Sea and the Barents Sea in the Arctic Ocean. It is in Norway, and the geo-location is between 74°20′04″N and 80°49′45″N, 10°27′33″E and 33°27′33″E. The Svalbard Archipelago consists of 1497 islands and rocks (area of the smallest is 32 m²), they are Spitsbergen Island, North East Land, Edge Island, Barents Island, Kvit Island, Prins Karls Forland, Kongs Island, Bear Island, Svensk Island, Wilhelm Island, etc. In the islands, Spitsbergen Island is the largest one with an area of 37,356.27 km². The total area of the Svalbard Archipelago is 60,439.47 km², and the coastline is 9,064.72 km long. The dataset was developed based on Google Earth images around 2015. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 17 data files with data size of 29.5 MB (Compressed into 2 files with 20.5 MB).

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Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Svalbard Archipelago[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2023. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2023.02.07.V1.

References:

[1] Liu, C., Shi, R. X., Zhang, Y. H., et al. Global multiple scale shorelines dataset based on Google Earth images (2015) [J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2019. DOI: 10.3974/geodb.2019.04.13.V1.
     [2] Liu, C., Shi, R. X., Zhang, Y. H., et al. 2015: How many islands (isles, rocks), how large land areas, and how long of shorelines in the world? —Vector data based on Google Earth images [J]. Journal of Global Change Data & Discovery, 2019, 3(2): 124-148. DOI: 10.3974/geodp.2019.02.03.
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     [9] https://placenames.npolar.no/Svalbard.
     [10] https://mapcarta.com.
     [11] Liu, C., Shi, R. X. Thousand Islands (Norway) [J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2017. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2017.02.07.V1.
     [12] Shi, R. X., Liu, C. Northwestern Islands [J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2022. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2022.12.03.V1.
     [13] Shi, R. X., Liu, C. Kong Karls Land [J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2022. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2022.12.04.V1.
     [14] Shi, R. X., Liu, C. Seven Islands [J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2023. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2023.01.05.V1.
     [15] Shi, R. X., Liu, C. Bastian Islands [J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2023. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2023.01.09.V1.
     [16] Shi, R. X., Liu, C. Waygat Islands [J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2023. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2023.01.10.V1.
     [17] Shi, R. X., Liu, C. Ronnbeck Islands [J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2023. https://doi.org/10.3974/geodb.2023.02.06.V1.
     

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 Svalbard.kmz 7898.07KB
2 Svalbardshp.rar 13102.11KB
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