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South 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,South Thiladhunmathee Atoll,Haa Dhaalu Atoll,Hanimaadhoo Island,data encyclopedia


The South Thiladhunmathee Atoll is located from 6。28'14〃N to 6。47'17〃N, 72。53'8〃E to 73。11'5〃E, northern part of Maldives. Its neighbors are the North Thiladhunmathee Atoll in north, the Shaviyani Atoll in south and the Maamakunudhoo Atoll in southwest. 33 islands are included in the South Thiladhunmathee Atoll, including the islands: Kkaiariyadhoo, Maavaidhoo, Vaikaramuraidhoo, Neykurendhoo, Waikaradhoo, Kumundhoo, Kelakuna, Kulhudhuffushi, Kudamuraidhoo, Muiri, Kunburudhoo, Kulinbi, Nolhivaran, Naagoashi, Hirinaidhoo, Kanamana, Nolhivaranfaru, Nellaidhoo, Hirimaradhoo, Naavaidhoo, Finey, Hodaidhoo, Hanimaadhoo, Zitahli, Hodaafushi and Feridhoo island. The total area of the islands in the South Thiladhunmathee Atoll is 22.30km2, and the total coastline is 107.72km. The biggest island is the Hanimaadhoo island, its area is 2.97km2.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 153KB.

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Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

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

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 SouthThiladhunmatheeAtoll.kmz 43.04KB
2 SouthThiladhunmatheeAtollshp.rar 105.30KB