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Dataset of Emin River System and Its Basin

GUI Dongwei1,2,3LIN Jingwu1,2,3ZHANG Siyuan1,2LIU 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:

Emin River,basin,Tacheng,Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,data encyclopedia


Emin River is an international inland river. It originates from the Komir Mountains of the Talbakhtai Range, flows southwest through Emin County, Tacheng and Yumin of China, and then enters Urzal County in the East Kazakhstan Region of Kazakhstan, finally into the Lake Ara. The length of the main stream of the Emin River is 335.47 km, and its main tributaries are the Kup River, the Ulsheret River and the Akchok River, their lengths are 184.91 km, 117.69 km and 102.35 km, respectively. The geo-location of Emin River Basin is between 45°32′1″N and 47°14′2″N, 81°55′47″E and 84°47′21″E. The basin covers an area of 21,765.43 km² (Albers) and the length of the basin boundary is 928.36 km. The dataset is consisted of (1) boundary data of the basin; (2) river system of the basin. The dataset is archived in .kmz, .shp and .tif data formats, and consists of 26 data files with data size of 20.9 MB (compressed into 5 files with 26.90 MB).

Foundation Item:

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (2022D01E099)

Data Citation:

GUI Dongwei, LIN Jingwu, ZHANG Siyuan, LIU Chuang. Dataset of Emin River System and Its Basin[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2023.


     [1] NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems, U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team. ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model V003 [DB/OL]. Distributed by NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC, 2018.
     [2] Editorial Committee of Encyclopedia of Rivers and Lakes in China. Encyclopedia of Rivers and Lakes in China: Section of River Basins in Northwest Region [M]. Beijing: China Water & Power Press, 2014.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 EminRiverBasin&RiverSystem.rar 4388.81KB
2 EminRiverBasin.kmz 840.24KB
3 EminRiverBasinRiverSystem.kmz 5146.74KB