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Administrative Boundaries, Leshan, China, 1990

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Description
This polygon layer establishes the administrative boundaries of Leshan Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China, otherwise known as the study area. These data are part of the Atlas of Urban Expansion.The Atlas of Urban Expansion provides the geographic and quantitative dimensions of urban expansion and its key attributes in cities the world over. The data and images are available for free downloading, for scholars, public officials, planners, those engaged in international development, and concerned citizens. The global empirical evidence presented here is critical for an intelligent discussion of plans and policies to manage urban expansion everywhere. This resource provides both the conceptual framework and, for the first time, the basic empirical data and quantitative dimensions of past, present, and future urban expansion in cities around the world that are necessary for making minimal preparations for the massive urban growth expected in the coming decades.
Publisher
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Place(s)
Leshan Shi (Sichuan Sheng, China)
Subject(s)
Urbanization, Metropolitan areas, Cities and towns, Land use, Society, and Imagery and Base Maps
Year
1990-2000
Held by
Stanford
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Copyright
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