The map of aeolian landform in Taklimakan desert (1978)

The map of aeolian landform in Taklimakan desert (1978)

Ⅰ. this data

Compilation: Lanzhou Desert Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Publication: Map Publishing House, Map Printing House

Issue: Xinhua Bookstore Beijing Publishing House

Ⅱ. The 1: 1.5 million Taklimakan Desert Aeolian Landform Map includes:

1. aeolian _ landform _ taklimakan _ 150 (aeolian landform) 2, height (dune height) 3, lake (lake) 4river1, 2, 3 (river), 5, road1, 2, 3 (road)

Ⅲ. aeolian landform attribute fields: Aeolian_c (attribute), Aeolian_ (English control), Code (attribute code)

Classification codes of geomorphic data attributes are as follows:

(a), sand landform types

111. Ridge-shaped Compound Sand Mountain

112. Compound crescent dunes and dune chains

113. Pyramid dunes

114. Crescent dunes and dune chains

115, lattice sand dune and lattice sand dune chain

116, wind erosion residual hills

117. Compound Sand Ridge

118. Dome dunes

119. Fish Scale Sand Dunes

120, crescent sand ridges and linear sand ridges

121, red willow sandbags

122. Gobi

(b) Sand dune height types

211, less than 10 meters

212, 10-25m

213, 25-50m

214, 50-100m

215, more than 100 meters

(3) Other types

311, woodland and shrub forest

312. Artificial Oasis

313. Saline-alkali Land and Swamp

Iv. projection information:

Angular Unit: Degree (0.017453292519943295)

Prime Meridian: Greenwich (0.000000000000000000)

Datum: D_Beijing_1954

Spheroid: Krasovsky_1940

Semimajor Axis: 6378245.000000000000000000

Semiminor Axis: 6356863.018773047300000000

Inverse Flattening: 298.300000000000010000

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Wang, J. (2013). The map of aeolian landform in Taklimakan desert (1978). A Big Earth Data Platform for Three Poles, DOI: 10.3972/westdc.008.2013.db. CSTR: 18406.11.westdc.008.2013.db. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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