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South Male Atoll

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang2LI Weirong3ZHU Yunqiang3
1Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China3Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Oct. 2016

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Key Words:

Maldives,South Male Atoll,Kaafu Atoll,Maafushi Island,data encyclopedia


South Male Atoll is located from 3。48'37〃N to 4。7'35〃N, 73。21'19〃E to 73。31'43〃E in mid-east of Maldives. It is one of Atolls in the Kaafu administrative Atoll, The neighbors of the South Male Atoll are the North Male Atoll in north, the Felidhu Atoll in south and the North Ari Atoll in west. 58 islands are included in the South Male Atoll, including Oligandufinolhu,Mahaanaelhihuraa,Ehrruhhaa,Olhuveli,Bodufinolhu,Fihaalhohi,Lhosfushi,Guraidhoo,Rahnaalhi,Kandoomaafushi,Villingiliyau,Makunufushi,Hiyaadhoo,Maafushi,Boduhuraa,Dhigufinolhu,Gulheegaathuhuraa,Gulhi,Maniyalushi,Enhoodhoo,Bolifushi and Enboodhoofinolhu Islands. The biggest one among them is the Maafushi Island with the area of 0.41km2. The total area of the islands in the South Male Atoll is 2.56km2, with the coastline of 57.55km. 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 241KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,LI Weirong,ZHU Yunqiang.2016.South Male Atoll ( SouthMaleAtoll ) ,Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.07.03.V1

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 SouthMaleAtoll.kmz 88.41kb DownLoad
2 SouthMaleAtollshp.rar 152.67kb DownLoad
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