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Data Description:

This dataset contains the network of roads across the central Indian landscape as a line vector shapefile. The original source of this data is Open Street Map, Google Street View and it was received from India Under Construction (IUC) website. The data was updated in August, 2017 and uses WGS 84 projection. The data was created by digitizing and updating the road network from Open Street Map of the Google Street View as per the IUC metadata file.

Recommended Citation(s):

1. Jayadevan, A., Nayak, R., Karanth, K.K., Krishnaswamy, J., DeFries, R., Karanth, K.U. & Vaidyanathan, S. 2020. Navigating Paved Paradise: Evaluating landscape permeability to movement for large mammals in two conservation priority landscapes in India. Biological Conservation, 108613

2. Nayak, R., Karanth, K.K., Dutta, T., Defries, R., Karanth, K.U., & Vaidyanathan, S. 2020. Bits and pieces: Forest fragmentation by linear intrusions in India. Land Use Policy, 104619.

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