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Hydro basins level 3 Mekong

This dataset was obtained by delineating drainage basin boundaries from hydrologically corrected elevation data (HydroSHEDS and Hydro1K). Input data resolution is 15 arc-seconds between 60 N and 60 S latitude (based on SRTM), and 30 arc-seconds for higher latitudes (based on GTOPO30). The dataset consists of the following information: numerical code (MAJ_BAS), name (MAJ_NAME) and area (MAJ_AREA) of the major basin in square km.

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Dataset topic category
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture and fishing
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Ground water
  • Rivers and lakes
  • Water resources
  • English
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Dataset reference date February 2, 2011
  • Cambodia
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
West bounding coordinates 91.14999999999964
East bounding coordinates 112.74583333333283
South bounding coordinates 1.1666666666666807
North bounding coordinates 33.8208333333328
Spatial Reference System WGS 84 (EPSG:4326) (CRS:84)
Positional Accuracy There are no known issues with accuracy.
Logical Consistency There are no known issues with logical consistency.
Completeness This dataset is complete.
Process Step This data was dissolved on level 3 for the Pfafstetter coding system. See for detailed documentation on this hierarchical system of attributing basin flow order and relationships. The dataset was trimmed to country boundaries according to ESRI's Global Administrative Database country boundaries data.
Lineage World map of the major hydrological basins (Derived from HydroSHEDS)2011-02-02T11:44:00CreationFirst edition.Digital map
Responsible party Jippe Hoogeveen FAO-UN - AGLW Viale delle Terme di Caracalla Rome 00100 Italy
License unspecified
Copyright Yes
Version 1.0
Date uploaded July 9, 2015, 08:55 (UTC)
Date modified February 15, 2022, 04:28 (UTC)