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Hotan Oasis

GUI Dongwei1,2,3XUE Jie1,2LIU Yi1,2LI Bofei1,2LIU Chuang4
1 State Key Laboratory of Desert and Oasis Ecology,Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Urumqi 830011,China2 Cele National Station of Observation and Research for Desert-Grassland Ecosystems,Cele 848300,China3 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100049,China4 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Dec. 2020

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Key Words:

Hotan,Oasis,Ho-Mo-Luo Oasis,Xinjiang,data encyclopedia


Hotan Oasis is the largest oasis in Hotan Administrative Region, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China. It is also known as Ho-Mo-Luo Oasis for that most of which is located in Hotan County (city), Moyu County and Luopu County. The geo-location of the Hotan Oasis is between 36°50′45″N and37°57′19″N, 79°04′03″E and 80°32′55″E. The area of the Hotan Oasis is 4955.74 km² based on Albers projection, and the perimeter is 1594.72 km based on Lambert projection. The Hotan Oasis boundary data was developed based on Google earth images in 2015. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats ,which consists of 15 data files with data size of 1.24 MB (compressed to 2 files with489 KB).

Foundation Item:

Ministry of Science and Technology of P. R. China (2019FY100205); Chinese Academy of Sciences (2019)

Data Citation:

GUI Dongwei, XUE Jie, LIU Yi, LI Bofei, LIU Chuang. Hotan Oasis[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2020.


[1] Editorial Committee of Hotan County Annals. Hotan County Annals [M]. Urumqi: Xinjiang People’s Publishing House, 2006.
     [2] Editorial Committee of Hotan City Annals. Hotan City Annals [M]. Urumqi: Xinjiang People’s Publishing House, 2006.
     [3] Editorial Committee of Luopu County Annuals. Luopu County Annals [M]. Urumqi: Xinjiang Artistic and Photography Press, 2000.
     [4] Editorial Committee of Hotan Prefecture Annals. Hotan Prefecture Annals [M]. Urumqi: Xinjiang People’s Publishing House, 2011.
     [5] Editorial Committee of Moyu County Annals. Moyu County Annals [M]. Urumqi: Xinjiang People’s Publishing House, 2008.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 HotanOasis.kmz 127.76KB
2 HotanOasisshp.rar 361.40KB