Excerpt from introduction:"This CD-ROM is a collection of GIS data sets on natural environments in Mongolia, and this first CD-ROM features vegetation, soil, ecology and water. It is intended for use not only by professionals such as teachers, researchers and engineers for their project, education, planning, and writing but also by a general public for their travel planning, self-education, small research project and so on." "All data sets have been designed....for use with any GIS software, ...the file format is..."shape files (*.shp)..., native files of ArcGIS (*.mxd)..., ArcReader native files (*.pmf)."