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Preliminary County-level Administrative Boundaries for the 1982 PRC Census
1992. Approximately 5 Megabytes.

1:2m Spatial Database for Xinjiang Province and
1:1m Land-use Polygons for Xinjiang Province
with Chen Fan. Used for his MPhil Thesis Research.
Approximately 20 Megabytes.

1:1m Spatial Database for the Meiji Local Administrative System (gun level)
1993. Approximately 25 Megabytes.

Preliminary County-level Administrative boundaries for the 1990 PRC Census
1993. Approximately 5 Megabytes.

Language Atlas of China Spatial Database
1993-94. Approximately 1 Megabyte.

Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century County Boundaries for Guangdong and Guangxi
1994. Approximately 0.5 Megabytes.

1:1,000,000 Land-use Map of China Spatial Databases - Administrative Divisions, Cities, Towns, Roads, and Railroads
1991-94. Approximately 25 Megabytes.

1980-1994 PRC Cities (Shi)
1994. Approximately 0.3 Megabytes (nearly 600 cases).

Urban District Boundaries in Beijing, Tianjin, and Shanghai
1994. Approximately 0.25 Megabytes.

1:1,000,000 Map of China Spatial Databases
1992-94. Data from sixteen available sheets. 21,000 settlements vectorised with pinyin names georeferenced. Connecting roads and contours in metres traced. Work halted pending access to remaining forty-eight sheets and copyright clearance (NOT OBTAINED). 5 Megabytes ready for distribution, approximately 300 Megabytes when completed.

1:1,000,000 Land-use Map of China Spatial Databases - Land-use Polygons 1993-1995. 165,000 land-use polygons from all 64 LUMC sheets, edge matched and checked checked with amls for label errors across sheet boundaries. Approximately 1 Gigabyte.

1980-1997 PRC Administrative Boundary and Code Changes
First established in 1994-95. Continually upgraded as new information is obtained. Now (1999) current to 01/02/1996 in terms of codes and 1997 in terms of administrative units. Approximately 10 Megabytes.

1:1,000,000 Land-use Map of China Spatial Databases - Hydrography
1991-96. Complete drainage system undergoing final checking and basin topology coding, ready for distribution in 1997. Approximately 250 Megabytes.

1982-1990 PRC Towns (Zhen)
1994-95. Prepared for distribution in 1996. Approximately 3 Megabytes (approximately 122,000 places for 1990 but only approximately 8,000 for 1982).

1:4m Contours in Metres for China and Mongolia
1994-95. Prepared for distribution in 1995, pending copyright clearance (not yet obtained). Approximately 15 Megabytes.

1:4m Provincial Boundaries and Capitals for China
Integrated with major rivers, canals, and lakes and the Grand Canal and Great Wall. Intended primarily for the production of hard copy output on A4 pages. Prepared in 1995 and 1996.

1:4m Major Rivers and Tributaries of China Integrated with provincial boundaries. Intended primarily for the production of hard copy output on A4 pages.

The Complete Administrative System of the Former Soviet Union as of the 1989 Census at 1:1m Scale
1994-95, Prepared in conjunction with the Department of Cartography, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, for distribution in 1997. Approximately 5 Megabytes.

Ethno-linguistic Distributions in Mainland Southeast Asia from a 1:6m Soviet Map
1994-95. Prepared for 1997 distribution, but copyright not obtained. A new edition is being prepared at Moscow State University that will be available through ACASIAN. Approximately 2 Megabytes.

Ethno-linguistic Distributions in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Phillipines from a 1:6m Soviet Map
1994-95. Prepared for 1997 distribution, but copyright not obtained. A new edition is being prepared at Moscow State University that will be available through ACASIAN. Approximately 2 Megabytes.

1:1m Administrative Boundary Database for Nepal
in association with A/Professor (Reader) David Bradley, La Trobe University, 1995. Prepared for distribution in 1997. Approximately 1 Megabyte.

1:1.5m Administrative Boundary Database for Mongolia
1995. Prepared for distribution in 1997. Approximately 1 Megabyte.

1:2m Administrative Boundary Database for Burma
1995. Prepared for distribution in 1996. Approximately 1 Megabyte

1:500000 Administrative Boundary Database for Cambodia
1995. Prepared for distribution in 1997, was up-dated in 1998.

1:2m Administrative Boundary Database for Laos
1995. Prepared for distribution in 1996.

Administrative Boundary Database for Indonesia and the Netherlands Indies
in conjunction with Dr. Robert Cribb, University of Queensland, 1994-95. In preparation for distribution in 1997 and 1998. Both, approximately 100 Megabytes.

Administrative Boundary Database for Vietnam from 1:250,000 Soviet Maps
in conjunction with Professor Dean Forbes, Flinders University, Professor Stephanie Fahey, Victoria University of Technology, and Dr. Philip Hirsch, Murdoch University, 1994-95. Prepared for distribution in 1996 by Flinders University. Up-dated by ACASIAN in 1998. Approximately 5 Megabytes.

Local Spatial Data for Guangxi Province
1994-95, in conjunction with Professor David Holm, Macquarie University. In preparation for distribution in 1997. Approximately 5 Megabytes.

1:1m Administrative Boundary Database for Turkey
Ready for distribution in 1996.

1:1m Administrative Boundary Database for North and South Korea
Prepared for distibution in 1997.

1:1m Administrative Boundary Database for Bangladesh
Prepared for distibution in 1998.

1:1m Administrative Boundary Database for Sri Lanka
Prepared for distibution in 1998.

1:1m Administrative Boundary Database for Pakistan
Prepared for distibution in 1998.

1:2m Administrative Boundary Database for Iran
Prepared for distibution in 1998.

1:2m Administrative Boundary Database for Afghanistan
Prepared for distibution in 1998.

1:1m Administrative Boundary Database for Thailand
ADM2 Boundaries prepared in 1997, up-dated in 1998.

1:1m Road Transport Data for China
Prepared in 1997, finalised in 1998.

1:1m Rail Transport Data for China
Prepared in 1998.

1:4m Water Transport Data for China
Prepared in 1996 and 1997. Used to extract equivalent 1:1m hydrography from the DCW or the LUMC.

1:1m Airport and Seaport Data for China
Prepared in 1997.

Postal codes for China's county-level administrative units and capitals
Prepared in 1998.


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This page last up-dated on 03 January 1999.