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Spatial-Temporal Dataset of Footprints of Wang Yangming's Activity in Zhejiang Province of China

ZHU Jingyi1HU Xiangran1MA Renfeng*1WANG Junyu1WANG Yitong1
1 Department of Geography and Spatial Information Techniques,Ningbo University,Ningbo 315211,China


Published:Apr. 2024

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Key Words:

historical geography,GIS,spatial-temporal trajectory,Wang Yangming


Mr. WANG Yangming (1472-1529), born in Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province of China, was a famous thinker, writer, philosopher, and military strategist of the Ming Dynasty. The spatial-temporal dataset of footprints of Wang Yangming's activity in Zhejiang Province of China was developed based on Wang's biographical data, integrated with geographical and historical perspectives. The dataset includes: (1) text data, which is consisted of the information on Wang's activities in Zhejiang, including the year, placename, office position, cultural relics, publications and events; (2) ArcGIS data of point and 3D line of Wang’s footprint. The dataset consists of 16 data files with data size of 258 KB (compressed into one file, 114 KB).

Foundation Item:

Department of Education, Department of Science and Technology, Youth League Committee, Department of Finance in Zhejiang Province (2023R405073)

Data Citation:

ZHU Jingyi, HU Xiangran, MA Renfeng*, WANG Junyu, WANG Yitong. Spatial-Temporal Dataset of Footprints of Wang Yangming's Activity in Zhejiang Province of China[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2024.


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Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 FootprintWangYangmingZhejiang.rar 114.05KB