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Tarim Desert Road Protection Oasis Dataset

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:Oct. 2023

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Key Words:

Tarim Desert Road,Luntai,Minfeng,oasis,Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,data encyclopedia


The Tarim Desert Road (G216) is from Luntai to Minfeng in the Taklamakan Desert, and completed in 1995. The geolocation of Tarim Desert Road Protection Oasis is between 37°22′59″N and 40°49′17″N, 82°50′19″E and 84°20′22″E. Its function is for protecting the Tarim Desert Road. It is about 420 km long from north to south. The area of the Tarim Desert Road Protection Oasis is 52.26 km² (Albers). The vegetation in the oasis is dominated by wind and sand-fixing shrubs such as tamarisk, Calligonum and Haloxylon ammodendron. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 16 data files with data size of 13.4 MB (compressed into 2 files with 5.31 MB).

Foundation Item:

National Natural Science Foundation of China (42171042)

Data Citation:

GUI Dongwei, LIN Jingwu, SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Tarim Desert Road Protection Oasis Dataset[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.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 TarimDesertRoadProtectionOasis.kmz 2475.98KB
2 TarimDesertRoadProtectionOasisshp.rar 2971.35KB