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Dataset of Square Enclosure Clan Settlement of Guangdong Province, China

REN Bingxun1,2LI Xiaoli3
1Guangzhou Bosha Building Design and Research Limited Company,Guangzhou 510623,China2School of Geography Sciences and Planning,Sun Yat-sen University,Guangzhou 510275,China3Guangzhou Tianren Building Design and Consultant Limited Company,Guangzhou 510663,China



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Key Words:

square enclosure,clan settlement,local culture,history,Guangdong Province,Journal of Tropical Geography


The Dataset of Square Enclosure Clan Settlement of Guangdong Province of China was developed based on the historical records and field survey in the 84 clans, which were constructed since 1064a by 33 last name families. These clans records the local historical culture. The dataset is consisted of two parts, one is the statistic table of the clans, and the other one is the 3D simulating diagrams of the clans. The dataset is archived in .shp,.kmz and.skp data format with the compressed data size of 2.49MB.

Foundation Item:

National Natural Science Foundation of China (40571053)

Data Citation:

REN Bingxun, LI Xiaoli.Dataset of Square Enclosure Clan Settlement of Guangdong Province, China[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2016. DOI: 10.3974/geodb.2016.08.16.V1.

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