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South Miladhunmadulu Atoll

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1ZHU Yunqiang1
1Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing100101,China



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Maldives,South Miladhunmadulu Atoll,Noonu Atoll,Kendhikulhudhoo Island,data encyclopedia


The South Miladhunmadulu Atoll is located from 5。38'39〃N to 6。0'12〃N, 73。7'50〃E to 73。28'56〃E, mid-northern part of Maldives among the North Miladhunmadulu Atoll in north, the Faadhlppolhu Atoll in south and North Maalhosmadulu Atoll in west. 79 islands are included in the South Miladhunmadulu Atoll, including the Dhonaerikadoodhoo, Raafushi, Velidhoo, Wataru, Badaidhidhdhoo, Randheli, Makurandhoo, Bodufushi, Thaburudhoo, Thoshigadukolhu, Digurah, Fodhdhoo, Medhafushi, Vavathi, Holhudhoo, Manadhoo, Minaavaru, Magoodhoo, Gemendhoo, Loafaru, Miladhoo, Fushivelavaru, Inguraidhoo, Orivaru, Maavelavaru, Hulhuddhoo, Irufushi, Lhohi, Goabilivadhoo, Fushivelavaru, Felivaru, Maafaru, Huvandhumaavattaru, Kendhivaru, Farumuli, Maafunafaru, orimasvaru, Kandinmaahuraa, Kuramadhoo, Kuredhivaru, Kudafaree, Landhoo, Kudafunafaru, Dheefuram, Maalhendhoo, Huivani, Dhekenanfaru, Tholhendhoo, Ekulhivaru, Kunnamalei, Kafakomandoo, Burenhifasdhoo, Henbadu, Kendhikulhudhoo, Bomasdhoo, Kalaidhoo and Bodulhaimendhoo Islands. The biggest island in South Miladhunmadulu Atoll is the Kendhikulhudhoo Island with the area of 2.07km2. The total area of the islands in the South Miladhunmadulu Atoll is 16.85km2,and the total coastline is 142.09km. The dataset was developed based on integration among the Google Earth images and related maps and records. The data is archived in .kmz and .shp data format with the compressed data size of 307KB.

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Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,ZHU Yunqiang.South Miladhunmadulu Atoll[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2016.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.06.16.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 SouthMiladhunmaduluAtoll.kmz 89.38KB
2 SouthMiladhunmaduluAtollshp.rar 216.80KB

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