Arctic 1:1,000,000 road dataset (2014)

Arctic 1:1,000,000 road dataset (2014)

The 1:1,000,000 road data set of the North Pole includes the Arctic_Major_Routes, the Arctic_Minor_Routes, the Arctic_railway vector space data and the related attribute data: road Name and Type.

The data comes from the 1:100,000 ADC_WorldMap global data set,The data through topology, warehousing and other data quality inspection,It's most comprehensive, current and seamless geographic digital data for the whole earth.

The world map coordinate system is latitude and longitude, WGS84 datum surface,Arctic specific projection parameters(North_Pole_Stereographic).

File naming and required software

Open with arcgis, mapgis, Qgis and other remote sensing software

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Cite as:

Adc, W. (2019). Arctic 1:1,000,000 road dataset (2014). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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Support Program

CASEarth:Big Earth Data for Three Poles(grant No. XDA19070000) (No:XDA19000000)

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License: This work is licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Geographic coverage
East: 180.00 West: -180.00
South: 60.00 North: 90.00
  • Temporal resolution: 1 year < x < 10 year
  • Spatial resolution: m
  • File size: 18 MB
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  • Downloads: 44
  • Access: Open Access
  • Updated time: 2021-04-19
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