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I realize this may be a long shot, but I'm looking for some river data for New Guinea (specifically: the Indonesian half of the island, along with the adjoining islands in the Moluccas). It's for a personal hobby-project, so it'd have to be free.

I've got the watercourses from VMAP, but for some reason they just don't seem to cut it for me.
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Hey Hans,

I know you posted this a while ago, how did you get on??
I know Geosciences Australia state that they have maps of that region, not sure where they are apart of their freely distributed data.
I did however also come across an interesting Wikipedia article on West Papua and I gained a little bit of insight as to why you might be interested in this area. Have a look at the map in the article.

Hope you find what you are looking for.

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I know you posted this a while ago, how did you get on??
I know Geosciences Australia state that they have maps of that region, not sure where they are apart of their freely distributed data.
I did however also come across an interesting Wikipedia article on West Papua and I gained a little bit of insight as to why you might be interested in this area. Have a look at the map in the article.


The project is shelved for the time being. Not only did I have trouble finding decent rivers, but the VMAP coastlines and SRTM elevation data didn't really line up either. Since it's just a little personal side project, I decided not to invest too much time in it, while I have more important things to do.
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