Dinagat Islands

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Dataset Description Data Format Projection Information Data Source Version

Administrative Boundaries

Includes provincial, municipal, and barangay boundaries

ESRI Shapefile (.shp)

WGS 1984, Lat/Long

GADM

2 (2011)

Landsat 7 ETM+  (Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus)

15-m spatial resolution panchromatic band, 3 spectral bands

ERDAS Imagine (.img)

WGS 1984, UTM Zone 51N

NASA

2000

Landsat 7 ETM+  (Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus)         2016

ASTER GDEM (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer – Global Digital Elevation Model)

30-m spatial resolution of province’s bounding box

GeoTIFF

WGS 1984, Lat/Long

ASTER GDEM

2 (2011)

Dinagat Islands are separated physically from the mainland of Surigao City by a narrow channel, which takes about 45 minutes to cross by pumpboat from the Surigao City Port to San Jose Port. The province is one of the smallest island provinces in the country with a total land area of 1,036.34 square kilometres (400.13 sq mi).  The province consists of the eponymous Dinagat Island and surrounding islands and islets, including Cabilan Island in Dinagat, La Isla Aga and Lalaking Bukid in Basilisa, Kisses Islets in Libjo, and Stingray Islet and Puyo Islet in Loreto. The Dinagat Islands are known for its caves, resorts, and beaches.

Cities or Municipalities in Dinagat Islands