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Mulaku Atoll

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang2YANG Jie1ZHU 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,Mulaku Atoll,Meemu Atoll,Mulah Island,data encyclopedia


The Mulaku Atoll, also called as the Meemu administrative Atoll, located from 2。45'49〃N to 3。6'51〃N, 73。22'4〃E to 73。38'34〃E, in the mideast of Maldives among the Vattaru Atoll in north, the Keolhumadulu Atoll in south and South Nilandhu Atoll in west. 55 islands are included in the Mulaku Atoll, including the Dhiththundi, Kuradhigandu, Kolhufushi, Haafushi, Maahuraa, Maausfushi, Kudausfushi, Dhekunuboduveli, Gasveli, Kekuraalhuvelee, Kakaahuraa, Guhuraa, Hakuraahuraa, Seedheehuraaveligandu, Seedheehuraa, Thuvalu, Medhufinolhu, Maalaafushi, Muli, Mulah, Veyvah, Hurasveli, Uthuruboduveli, Verineybeyhuraa, Madifushi, Raabondhihuraa, Raimmandhoo, Maduvvaree and Dhiggaru islands. The biggest one among them is the Mulah Island with the area of 0.69km2. The total area of the islands in the Mulaku Atoll is 4.74km2, coastline is 64.87km. 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 190KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,YANG Jie,ZHU Yunqiang.Mulaku Atoll[DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2016.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.07.04.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 MulakuAtoll.kmz 67.25KB
2 MulakuAtollshp.rar 118.71KB

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