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South Maalhosmadulu Atoll


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

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.06.18.V1

Published:Sep.2016

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Key Words:

Maldives,South Miladhunmadulu Atoll,Baa Atoll,Dharavandhoo Island,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

The South Maalhosmadulu Atoll is located from 4。59'58〃N to 5。22'09〃N, 72。50'11〃E to 73。11'31〃E, mid-west of Maldives among the North Maalhosmadulu Atoll in north, faadhippolhu Atoll in east, Goldhoo Atoll in south and the North Male Atoll in southeast. There are 91 islands in the South Maalhosmadulu Atoll, including Dharavandhoo, Kunfunadhoo, Maamaduvvari, Hithaadhoo, Kihaadhoo, Eydhafushi, Gemendhoo, Maalhos, Maadoo, Landaagiraavaru, Olhugili, Kamadhoo, Hibalhidhoo, Kudarikilu, Dhonfanu, Kihaadhufaru, Vakkaru, Kanifushi, Anantara, Kihava, Fares, Fonimagoodhoo, Dhakandhoo, Hirundhoo, Miriandhoo, Milaidhoo, Madhirivaadhoo, Thiladhoo, Dhandhoo, Aidhoo, Hanifarurah, Veyofushee and Hulhudhoo islands.The biggest island in the South Maalhosmadulu Atoll is the Dharavandhoo Island with the area of 0.66 km2. The total area of the islands in the South Maalhosmadulu Atoll is 8.56km2, and the coastline is 111.90km. The dataset was developed based on integration among the Google Earth images and related maps and records. The data is archived in data format with the compressed data size of 297KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,ZHU Yunqiang.2016.South Maalhosmadulu Atoll ( SouthMaalhosmaduluAtoll ) ,Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.06.18.V1

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 SouthMaalhosmaduluAtoll.kmz 82.88kb DownLoad
2 SouthMaalhosmaduluAtollshp.rar 205.06kb 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