China Historical Roads and Rail

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These extensive road network and rail files were deposited into the University of Toronto Map and Data Library collection by Professor Matthew Turner, formerly of the Economics Department, University of Toronto. The data were created for and reported in the following publication:


https://www.brown.edu/Departments/Economics/Faculty/Matthew_Turner/papers/unpublished/BaumSnow_etal_REStat2016.pdf


See here for a full list of Turner's publications.
Requirement of use is proper citation.

Creator: 
Nathanial Baum-Snow, Matthew Turner, Loren Brandt, J. Vernon Henderson, and Qinghua Zhang
Date of creation: 
2012
Temporal extent: 
1962 to 2010
Place of publication: 
Toronto
Projection: 
Geographic
Datum: 
Beijing 1954
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
request
Geography: 
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
ARCGIS
JPEG
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: 
Downloads: 
Subject: 
HIGHWAYS
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