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Vaavu Atoll

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1SUN Kai1ZHU Yunqiang1
1Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing100101,China



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Key Words:

Maldives,Vaavu Atoll,Felidhu Atoll,Vattaru Atoll,data encyclopedia


The Vaavu Atoll is located from 3°13'20"N to 3°40'53" N and from 73°21'50"E to 73°45'35"E, the mideast administrative atoll of Maldives. It is composed of two natural atolls: Felidhu Atoll and Vattaru Atoll. Its neighbors are the Kaafu Atoll in north, the Meemu Atoll in south. 40 islands are included in the Vaavu Atoll, including the Rakeedhoo, Thunduhuraa, Bodumohoraa, Anbaraa, Foiytheyobodufushi, Keyodhoo, Felidhoo, Thinadhoo, Hulhidhoo, Aarah, Alimatha, Dhiggiri, Fulidhoo, Vattaru etc. The biggest island in the Vaavu Atoll is the Felidhoo Island with the area of 0.16km2. The total area of the islands in the Vaavu Atoll is 1.18km2, coastline is 32.14km. 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 95.3KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,SUN Kai,ZHU Yunqiang.Vaavu Atoll[DB/OL].Global Change Data Repository,2016.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.08.13.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 VaavuAtoll.kmz 34.01KB
2 VaavuAtollshp.rar 61.37KB

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