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Settlement Dataset in Zhangjiuhe Basin, Yunnan Province, during the Last 300 Years

HUO Renlong1,2YANG Yuda2MAN Zhimin2
1 Collaborative Innovation Center for Security and Development ofWestern Frontier China,Sichuan Univerisity,Chengdu 610065,China2 Center for Historical Geographical Studies of Fudan University,Shanghai 200433,China


Published:Sep. 2017

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Key Words:

Zhangjiu River Basin,settlement,Yunnan Province,Luquan County,300 years,Geographical Research


The Settlement Dataset in Zhangjiuhe Basin, Yunnan Province, during the Last 300 Years was developed based on the information mining from the chorographical records, including the Chorographical Records of Luquan Yi-Miao Peoples Autonomous County, Yunnan Province, Chorographical Records of Luquan Region, Chorographical Records of Luquan County, historical documentation on Historical Agriculture Records, as well as in-situ investigations. The dataset is consisted of 784 settlements with the information of geo-location, settlements’ IDs, year founded, name of the settlements and towns, elevation, slope and culture regarding the name of the settlement. In addition, seven photos on in-situ survey are included in the dataset. The dataset product shows that the settlements increase in the Zhangjiuhe Basin during the last 300 years can be identified in three stages, one is the slow growth stage (1701 to 1800), and then fast growth stage (1801 to1950) and following another slow growth stage (1951 to 2000). Spatial study shows the valleys at middle and lower reaches of the river has the greatest density of settlements, which expanded from the middle and lower reaches to middle and upper reaches, and vice versa, as well as from the valley areas to the remote mountainous areas at both sides. The dataset is archived in .shp, .jpg and .kmz data formats with the compressed data size of 13.4MB.

Foundation Item:

Ministry of Education of P. R. China (13YJA770041, 201114); Grant of Fudan University

Data Citation:

HUO Renlong, YANG Yuda, MAN Zhimin. Settlement Dataset in Zhangjiuhe Basin, Yunnan Province, during the Last 300 Years[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2017.

Huo, R. L.,Yang, Y. D., Man, Z. M. Settlement places change dataset during the last 300y in Zhangjiuhe basin, Yunnan province, China [J]. Journal of Global Change Data & Discovery, 2018, 2(1): 72-78. DOI: 10.3974/geodp.2018.01.12.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 P_ZhangjiuRBasin.kmz 88.05KB
2 P_ZhangjiuRBasin.rar 13682.68KB