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Boundary Data of the Amur River Basin

HUANG Yuefei1LI Tiejian1LV Enze1LI Jiaye1BAI Rui1LIU Chuang2SHI Ruixiang2
1 State key laboratory of hydroscience and engineering,Tsinghua University,Beijing 100084,China2 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Jun. 2016

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Key Words:

Amur River basin,boundary,geography of the world,data encyclopedia


Heilongjiang River Basin, also named the Amur River Basin, the biggest river basin in East Asia, cover four countries: Mongolia, China, Russia and North Korea. It covers the basin area of Heilongjiang and its branches such as Ussuri River, Songhua Jiang, Bureya, Jeya River, Huma River, Shileke River, Hailaer River. The Helongjiang River Basin begins at the Mt. Hentiyn at 2473 m, and along the Yablonoi Mountains, Stanovoy Range (Outer Khingan Mountains), and then to Horod-Makhi Mountains, reaches to the harbor city of Nikolayevsk (Miaojie) near the Tatar Strait of the Sea of Okhotsk. In the southern, from the Mt. Hentiyn in Mongolia to southeast, pass the Horqin in Inner Mongolia of China, Gongzhuling Hill, and turns to northeast to the Sihot Alin, to meet the harbor city of Nikolayevsk (Miaojie). The geolocation of the Heilongjiang (Amur) River Basin is 107°31′43″E in the west to 141°14′22″E in the east and 41°42′39″N in the south to 55°56′20″N in the north. The total area of the river basin is 2,083,345.35 km²,the boundary of the basin is 16,834.48 km long. The dataset was developed based on the ASTER-DEM with the statistic models and validated by the google earth images. The data is archived in both .kmz and .shp formats with the compressed data size of 5.25 MB.Browse

Foundation Item:

National natural science foundation (51579131); Project of Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

HUANG Yuefei, LI Tiejian, LV Enze, LI Jiaye, BAI Rui, LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang. Boundary Data of the Amur River Basin[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2016.

Huang, Y. F., Li, T. J., Lv, E. Z., et al. Boundary data of the Amur River Basin [J]. Journal of Global Change Data & Discovery, 2017, 1(1): 114. DOI: 10.3974/geodp.2017.01.18.

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AmurRiverBasin.kmz 2033.37KB
2 AmurRiverBasinshp.rar 3334.30KB