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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
主办单位
中国科学院地理科学与资源研究所    中国地理学会
协办单位
CODATA发展中国家任务组    肯尼亚JKUAT大学    国家地球系统科学数据共享平台    数字化林超地理博物馆