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Faadhippolhu Atoll


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

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.06.17.V1

Published:Sep.2016

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Key Words:

Maldives,Faadhippolhu Atoll,Lhaviyani Atoll,Diffushi,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

The Faadhippolhu Atoll (code name Lhaviyani Atoll) is located from 5°14'34〃N to 5°33'27〃N, 73°19'51〃E to 73°39'32〃E, mid of Maldives among the South Miladhunmadulu Atoll in north, the North Male Atoll in south and South Maalhosmadulu Atoll in west.76 islands are included in the Faadhippolhu Atoll, including the Hinnavaru, Veyvah, Vihafafu, Vavvaru, Valihuraa, Selhlhifushi, Naifaru, Meedhaahuraa, Meiyyafushi, Medhafushi, Medhuadihuraa, Maavaafushi, Masleggihuraa, Maafilaafushi, Maduvvari, Madivaru, Madhiriguraidhoo, Maabinhuraa, Maako, Lhossalafushi, Lhohi, Kurendhoo, Kuredhoo, Kudahdoo, Komandoo, Kanuhuraa, Kanifushi, Kalhumanjehuraa, Jehunuhuraa, Gaaerifalu, Huravalhi, Hudhufushi, Govvaafushi, Fushifarurah, Fehigili, Felivalu, Fainuaadhanuhuraa, Faadhoo, Thilamaafushi, Dhirumbaafushi, Diffushi, Dhidhoo, Bodugaahura, Bodufaahuraa, Bahurukabeer, Olhuvelifushi, Olhugiri, Ookolhufushi, Aligaa. The biggest island in the Faadhippolhu Atoll is the Diffushi Island with the area of 0.74km2. The total area of the islands in the Faadhippolhu Atoll is 7.72km2, and the coastline is 107.36km. 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 271KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,ZHU Yunqiang.2016.Faadhippolhu Atoll ( FaadhippolhuAtoll ) ,Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.06.17.V1

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 FaadhippolhuAtoll.kmz 83.44kb DownLoad
2 FaadhippolhuAtollshp.rar 190.57kb DownLoad
Co-Sponsors

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Geographical Society of China

Parteners

Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) Task Group on Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in/for/with Developing Countries (PASTD)

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Digital Linchao GeoMuseum