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Lijiaxia Reservoir

LIU Chuang1ZHANG Yinghua1SHI Ruixiang1MA Junhua1
1 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Dec. 2018

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Key Words:

Lijiaxia Reservoir,Yellow River,Qinghai Province,China,Data Encyclopedia


Lijiaxia Reservoir is a large reservoir in the Upper Yellow River of China. It is located at the junction of Jianzha County and Hualong Hui Autonomous County, eastern of Qinghai Province. It is in the downriver of the Longyangxia Reservoir and Laxiwa Reservoir, and upriver of the Liujiaxia Reservoir. Its geo-location is between 36°06′33″N and 36°10′47″N, 101°35′02″E and 101°48′49″E. The dam is located at 36°07′06″N, 101°48′28″E. Construction of the dam began in April 1988, and completed in December 2001. The reservoir is long from west to east. There are 14 islands in the reservoir. The water surface area is 29.60 km² in 2015 (±1). The dataset is developed based on the Google Earth images and the referenced maps. The dataset is consisted of 22 data files, archived in both .kmz and .shp data formats with data size of 4.75 MB (compressed to 1.60 MB in two data files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang, ZHANG Yinghua, SHI Ruixiang, MA Junhua. Lijiaxia Reservoir[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2018.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 LijiaxiaRes.kmz 450.22KB
2 LijiaxiaResshp.rar 1197.35KB