Active Tectonics of the Northern Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan
GIS and Google Earth datasets for download

We provide these data for users who wish to work with and/or visualize the GIS data found in our Northern Tien Shan Interactive Map Server.

The data are available in both ESRI Shapefile and grid formats and in Google Earth .KML format. The ESRI format files can be imported to ArcMap/ArcView or a similar software package that can handle ESRI formats. Basic metadata for each of these data sets has been produced and can be viewed by opening the data set in ArcCatlog and selecting the "metadata" tab. Alternatively, the .XML metadata file can be viewed in a web browser or text editor. The Google Earth files are meant for data visualization only.


Digital Elevation Models (DEMs):


The files below can be viewed in Google Earth, a free geospatial data viewer. To view the files, right-click and save them to your desktop. Lauch Google Earth and then drag and drop the files into the Google Earth viewer. Alternatively, if your browser is configured appropriately, you may open the Google Earth files simply by clicking on them (they will open in a manner similar to a pdf).

This research is funded by a grant from the U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF)

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Last updated: January 30, 2006