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Wiwon Reservoir

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1
1Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Mar. 2018

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Key Words:

Wiwon Reservoir,Yalu River Basin,China,North Korea,data encyclopedia


Wiwon Reservoir is located at the main stream of Yalu River, which is between Ji’an county of Liaoning, China and Chagang-do North Korea. Its geo-location is between 40°51′55″N and 41°04′18″N, 125°58′11″E and 126°07′55″E. The Wiwon Reservoir is about 24 km long from northeast to southwest and the dam is located at 40°54′07″N, 125°58′24″E. The area of Wiwon Reservoir is 30.75 km² in 2017. The dataset is developed based on the Google Earth images and the referenced maps, which is consisted of 15 data files archived in both .kmz and .shp data formats with the data size of 694 KB (compressed to 282 KB in two data files).

Foundation Item:

Ministry of Science and Technology of P. R. China (2017YFA0604701); Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (11852701YZ)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang.Wiwon Reservoir[DB/OL].Global Change Data Repository,2018.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2018.02.15.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 WiwonReservoir.kmz 102.97KB
2 WiwonReservoirshp.rar 179.72KB

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