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China Dimensions Data Collection: Fundamental GIS: Digital Chart of China, 1:1M, Version 1
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_FUNDGIS

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Summary
Abstract: Fundamental GIS: Digital Chart of China, 1:1M, Version 1 consists of vector maps of China and surrounding areas. The maps include roads, railroads, drainage systems, contours, populated places, and urbanized areas for China proper, as well as for China and neighboring countries. The maps are at a scale of one to one million (1:1M). This dataset is produced in collaboration with the University of Washington as part of the China in Time and Space (CITAS) project and the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN).

The data in ARC/INFO Export (ARCE) format are available from the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Purpose: To provide fundamental GIS maps of China, and neighboring countries and regions.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 54.0   S: 18.0   E: 135.0   W: 73.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: China in Time and Space - CITAS - University of Washington, and Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN
Dataset Title: China Dimensions Data Collection: Fundamental GIS: Digital Chart of China, 1:1M, Version 1
Dataset Release Date: 1996-09
Dataset Release Place: Saginaw, MI
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.00
Data Presentation Form: vector
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-01-01
Stop Date: 1993-01-01
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints The University of Washington China in Time and Space (CITAS) and Trustees of
Columbia University in the City of New York hold the ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_FUNDGIS

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online FTP
Distribution Format: ARCE
Fees: 0
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Publications/References
United States Department of Agriculture Extension Research Service (USDA/ERS), and Center for International Earth Science

Information Network (CIESIN) (199609), China Dimensions Data Collection: Agricultural Statistics of the People's Republic of China: 1949-1990, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Saginaw, MI, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H4RB72JW
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1995-01-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-22

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