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Hadhdhunmathee Atoll

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1YANG Aqiang2
1Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing100101,China


Published:Oct. 2016

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Key Words:

Maldives,Hadhdhunmathee Atoll,Laamu Atoll,Gan Island,data encyclopedia


The Hadhdhunmathee Atoll, also called the Laamu Atoll, is located from 1。46′46″N - 2。7′58″N, 73。14′16″E - 73。35′9″E, the southern part of the Maldives, its neighbor in north is the Kolhumadulu Atoll, the North Huvadhoo Atoll in south. 75 islands are included in the Hadhdhunmathee Atoll, including Boduhuraa,Kunahandhoo,Olhutholhu,Maakaulhuveli,Medhoo,Hithadhoo,Faress,Athahedha,Bodufenrahaa,Olhuveli,Maamendhoo,Dhekunu Vinagandu,Hulhimendhoo,Hedha, Medhuvinagandu,Maaveshi,Kalhuhuraa, Bodumaabulhali, Hanhushi,Gasfinolhu, Uvadhevifushi, Mundoo, Vadihuolhu, Bodufinuolhu, Maabaidhoo, Fushi, Kandaru, Bileitheyrahaa, Holhurahaa, Medhufinolhu, Dhanbidhoo, Fonagaadhoo, Isduu, Hulhiyandhoo, Thunburi, Kudakalhaidhoo, Kalhaidhoo, Berasdhoo, Mahakanfushi, Bodufinolhu, Gan, Fonadhoo, Daddhoo, Boduhuraa, Gaadhoo, Kudafushi, Veligandufinolhu, Hulhisdhoo, Uthuruvinagandu, Kukurahaa, Maavah, Guraidhoo, Hanhushi, Ziyaaraifushi, Munyafushi and Thundudhoshufushi Nolhoo Islands. The biggest island in the Hadhdhunmathee Atoll is the Gan Island with the area of 6.99km2. The total area of the islands in the Hadhdhunmathee Atoll is 22.34km2,the total coastlines of the islands is 157.71km long. 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 269KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,YANG Aqiang.Hadhdhunmathee Atoll[DB/OL].Global Change Data Repository,2016.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.07.12.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 HadhdhunmatheeAtoll.kmz 96.30KB
2 HadhdhunmatheeAtollshp.rar 173.38KB

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