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South Ari 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,South Ari Atoll,Alifu Dhaalu Atoll,Maamigili Island,data encyclopedia


The South Ari Atoll, also called the Alifu Dhaalu Atoll, is located from 3。28′9″N - 3。53′26″N, 72。42′27″E - 72。58′23″E, the Midwest part of the Maldives, its neighbor in north is the North Ari Atoll, the North Nilandhu Atoll in south . 65 islands are included in the South Ari Atoll, including: Ariyadhoo, Kudadhoo, Dhidhdhoo, Dhigurah, Huruelhi, Hukurudhoo, Kudarah, Vakarufalhi, Machchafushi, Dhehasanulunoihuraa, Maafushivaru, Dhangethi, Rangali, Villinglivaru, Rangalifinolhu, Mirihi, Vilamendhoo, Angaagaa, Huvahendhoo, Hurasdhoo, Theluveligaa, Mandhoo, Bulhaaholhi, Rahddhiggaa, Mahibadhoo, Kunburudhoo, Thundufushi, Omadhoo, Innafushi, Enboodhoo, Heenfaru, Hanggnaameedhoo, Bodukaashihuraa, Moofushi, Athurugau, Alikoirah, Diggaru, Kalhuvandhihuraa, Diffushi, Maamigili, Sun Island, Fenfushi and Villingili Islands. The biggest island in the South Ari Atoll is the Maamigili Island with the area of 1.84km2. The total area of the islands in the South Ari Atoll is 6.79km2,the total coastlines of the islands is88.79km 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 247KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,YANG Aqiang.South Ari Atoll ( SouthAriAtoll ) [DB/OL].Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,2016.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.07.15.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 SouthAliAtoll.kmz 90.18kb DownLoad
2 SouthAliAtollshp.rar 157.06kb DownLoad

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