EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Watersheds: Afghanistan, 2003

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Description
This polygon shapefile contains forty-one watersheds delineated within five river basins in Afghanistan, five of them are non-drainage areas. The size of the watersheds was limited in order to retain meso-unitsâ suitable for hydrological and agricultural/agro-meteorological monitoring and analysis and watershed management activities. Upper Hilmand is the largest watershed in Afghanistan, covering 46,882 sq. km, while the smallest watershed is Dasht-i Nawur, which covers 1,618 sq. km. Data at this scale is suitable for general studies and local planning.
Publisher
Afghanistan Information Management Service
Place(s)
Afghanistan
Subject(s)
Watersheds, Hydrology, Drainage, and Inland Waters
Year
2003 and 2005
Held by
Stanford
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