The lakes above 5000 m in Tibet Autonomous Region (1988-2016)

The data set includes data on lakes with an altitude over 5,000 meters in Tibet from 1988 to 2016. The data were derived from the Tibet Society and Economics Statistical Yearbook and the Tibet Statistical Yearbook. The accuracy of the data is consistent with that of the statistical yearbook.

The table contains 5 fields.

Field 1: Year

Field 2: Lake Name

Field 3: Lake altitude Unit: meter

Field 4: Lake area Unit: square kilometers

Field 5: Lake Type

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National Bureau of Statistics. The lakes above 5000 m in Tibet Autonomous Region (1988-2016). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2018. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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East: 99.00 West: 78.00
South: 26.00 North: 37.00
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  • Temporal coverage: 1988-01-08 To 2017-01-07
  • Updated time: 2019-07-30
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Distributor: National Tibetan Plateau Data Center


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