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Lena River Delta

LIU Chuang1CHEN Lijun2SHI Ruixiang1YANG Aqiang3
1Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2National Geomatics Center of China,Beijing 100830,China3Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China



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Key Words:

Lena River,delta,wetland,frozen tundra,Russia,Data Encyclopedia


Lena River Delta is located at the northern of East Siberia of Russia from 121°31'6〞E-129°38'38〞E,71°39'49〞N-73°59'22〞N, which is connected to the Laptev Sea of Arctic. There is 268 km long from the month of the Lena River at 71°39'53〞N, 127°15'5〞E to the most northern island of the delta, and 261 km wide from east to west. There are 1564 flat islands in the delta, in which 80% islands are located in the eastern part of the delta. The total area of the delta is 26,500km2. Because of the cold weather, the wetland landscape makes the wildlife active in summer, the seasons else, frozen tundra is lasting for about seven months of a year. The delta is prevented by the Russia as the Lena Delta Wildlife Preserve. The data is composed of linear data of the Lena River Delta and planar data of the islands in the Lena River Delta. The Lena Delta dataset is archived in the .shp and .kmz formats with the compressed data size of 24.3MB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (ZDRW-ZS-2016-6-5-2); Ministry of Science and Technology of China (2015DFA11360)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,CHEN Lijun,SHI Ruixiang,YANG Aqiang.Lena River Delta[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2016.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.09.06.V1.

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 LenaRiverDelta.kmz 8955.42kb DownLoad
2 lenaRiverDeltaIslandshp.rar 7985.63kb DownLoad
3 LenaRiverDeltashp.rar 7965.67kb DownLoad

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