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North Thiladhunmathee Atoll

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1ZHU Yunqiang1
1 Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing100101,China



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Maldives,North Thiladhunmathee Atoll,Haa Alifu Atoll,Baarah island,data encyclopedia


The North Thiladhunmathee Atoll is located from 6。48'26〃N to 6。57'56〃N, 72。58'54〃E to 73。14'9〃E, 450km to Indian and 750km to Siri Lanka. It is in the northern part of the country. The North Thiladhunmathee Atoll is consisted of 17 islands, including the islands: Baarah,Maafahi, Utheem, Mulidhoo, Muraidhoo, Thakandhoo, Ialand Hideaway,honakulhi, Alidhoo, Maarandhoo, Dhidhoo, Naridhoo, Vashafaru, Filladhoo, Kelaa. The total area of the Atoll is 12.61km2, and the coastline is 71.44km. The biggest island is the Baarah island, its area is 2.56km2. The dataset is developed based on the google earth images and references maps. It is archived in the .kmz and .shp formats with the compressed data size of 111KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang, ZHU Yunqiang. North Thiladhunmathee Atoll[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2016.

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 NorthThiladhunmatheeAtoll.kmz 32.06KB
2 NorthThiladhunmatheeAtollshp.rar 78.53KB