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Tazhong Oasis

GUI Dongwei1,2,3LIN Jingwu1,2,3SHI ruixiang4LIU 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. 2023

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Key Words:

Qiemo,Tazhong,Taklamakan Desert,oasis,Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,data encyclopedia


Tazhong Oasis is located in the hinterland of the Taklamakan Desert, the second largest flowing desert in the world, and center of the Tarim Basin. The Tazhong Oasis is in Qiemo County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. It is located between 38°57′19″N and 39°11′26″N, 83°36′19″E and 83°43′58″E. The Tazhong Oasis consists of 6 pixies of oases with a total area of 5.07 km² (Albers), in which, the largest one has an area of 3.79 km², covering 74.75% of the total oasis area. The plants that grow in this oasis are mainly tamarisk, pokeweed and Mongolian sand holly. The dataset includes: (1) boundary data of the oasis; (2) photographs of several plants and communities. The dataset is archived in .kmz, .shp, .jpg and .txt data formats, and consists of 22 data files with data size of 27.1 MB (compressed into 2 files with 26.7 MB).

Foundation Item:

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (2022D01E099)

Data Citation:

GUI Dongwei, LIN Jingwu, SHI ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Tazhong Oasis[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2023.


     [1] Editorial Committee of the Encyclopedia of China. Encyclopedia of China: Geography of China [M] Beijing: Encyclopedia of China Publishing House, 2002: 461-464

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 TazhongOasis.kmz 108.99KB
2 TazhongOasis.rar 27302.03KB