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Raa Atoll


LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1ZHU Yunqiang1Li Weirong1
1Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China

DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.08.18.V1

Published:Nov.2016

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Key Words:

Maldives,Raa Atoll,Alifushi Atoll,North Maalhosmadulu Atoll,data encyclopedia

Abstract:

The Raa Atoll is located from 5°21'25〃N to 5°58'50.4〃N, 72°48'02〃E to 73°02'53〃E, and west of Maldives. The Raa Atoll is composed of two natural atolls: North Maalhosmadulu Atoll and Alifushi Atoll. 104 islands are included in the Raa Atoll, including the Maamunagau, Gaavillingili, Fenfushi, Huruvalhi, Dheburidheytherevaadhoo, Maafaru, Aarah, Kinolhas, Meedhupparu, Kukulhudhoo, Meedhoo, Lhohi, Fainu, Ufulandhoo, Dhigali, Ingurajdhoo, Thaavathaa, Maduvvari, Neyo, Vakkaru, Dhoragali, Feasmendhoo, Filaidhoo, Kufafushi, Kottafaru, Maashigili, Kothaifaru, Bodufarufinolhu, Vandhoo, Innamaadhoo, Goboshi, Lhaabugali, Mahidhoo, Rasmaadhoo, Goyyafaru, Dikkireddhoo, Kudalhosgili, Kudakurathu, Hiraveri, Boduhaikkodi, Muravandhoo, Maakurathu, Madivaafaru, Giraavaru, Kandholhudhoo, Bandaveri, Kudafenmaa-enboodhoo, Bodufenmaa-enboodhoo, Dhuvaafaru, Kureddhoo, Lundhufushi, Maamigili, Arilundhoo, Uthurumaafaru, Ugoofaaru, Ugulu, Ifulu, Fuggili, Liboakandhoo, Hulhudhoo, Gaaudoodhoo, Maanenfushi, Faarafushi, Hulhudhuffaaru, Kadoogadu, Angolhitheemu, Rasgetheemu, Vaadhoo, Alifushi, Eththigili, etc. The biggest island in the Raa Atoll is the Alifushi Island with the area of 0.60km2. The total area of the islands in the Raa Atoll is 12.63km2, the coastline is 133.61km. 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 356KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang,SHI Ruixiang,ZHU Yunqiang,Li Weirong.2016.Raa Atoll ( RaaAtoll ) ,Global Change Research Data Publishing & Repository,DOI:10.3974/geodb.2016.08.18.V1

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 RaaAtoll.kmz 105.94kb DownLoad
2 RaaAtollshp.rar 250.13kb DownLoad
Co-Sponsors

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Geographical Society of China

Parteners

Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) Task Group on Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in/for/with Developing Countries (PASTD)

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Digital Linchao GeoMuseum