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Yarkant Oasis

GUI Dongwei1,2,3LI Bofei1,2ZHANG Siyuan1,2LIU Yi1,2,3LIU 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:Sep. 2021

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Key Words:

Yarkant River,Oasis,Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,data encyclopedia


Yarkant Oasis is located in Kashgar Administrative Region and Tumushuke, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China. The geo-location of the Yarkant Oasis is between 37°11'02"N and 40°06'05"N, 76°27'21"E and 79°43'37"E. The Yarkant Oasis consists of the main oasis and 49 small oases with a total area of 14480.20 km² based on the Albers projection, total perimeter of 4755.79 km based on the Lambert projection. In the Yarkant Oasis, the largest oasis is the main Yarkant Oasis with an area of 14136.35 km² (Albers projection) and a perimeter of 3959.64 km (Lambert projection). The dataset was developed based on Google earth images in 2019. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 15 data files with 153.00 MB (compressed into 2 files with 100.00 MB).

Foundation Item:

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region(2020D14042);Chinese Academy of Sciences (2019)

Data Citation:

GUI Dongwei, LI Bofei, ZHANG Siyuan, LIU Yi, LIU Chuang. Yarkant Oasis[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 YarkantOasis.kmz 46548.83KB
2 YarkantOasisshp.rar 56171.15KB