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Alifushi Atoll

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1
1Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China



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Key Words:

Maldives,Raa Atoll,Alifushi Atoll,Alifushi island,data encyclopedia


The Alifushi Atoll is located from 5°57'48〃N to 5°58'50.4〃N, 72°56'10〃E to 72°57'30〃E, and west of Maldives. The Alifushi Atoll is a small natural atoll, which belongs to Raa administrative atoll. The neighbors of the Alifushi Atoll are North Maalhosmadulu Atoll in south, North Miladhunmadulu Atoll in northeast and South Miladhunmadulu Atoll in southeast. 4 islands are included in the Alifushi Atoll. The two larger islands are Alifushi island with area of 0.60km2, and Eththigili island with area of 0.11km2. The total area of the islands in the Alifushi Atoll is 0.71km2, the coastline is 5.49km. 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 18.2KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang.Alifushi Atoll[DB/OL].Global Change Data Repository,2016.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.08.17.V1.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AlifushiAtoll.kmz 5.05KB
2 AlifushiAtollshp.rar 13.24KB

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