EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Watersheds Afghanistan 2003

Description
This polygon dataset represents watersheds within Afghanistan. The watershed 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-units 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.
Publisher
Afghanistan Information Management Service
Place(s)
Afghanistan, Asia, Northern Hemisphere, and Eastern Hemisphere
Subject(s)
polygon, geoscientificinformation, inlandWaters, and Watersheds
Year
2003-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
Tufts
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