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Addu Atoll

LIU Chuang1SHI Ruixiang1YANG Aqiang2
1 Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2 Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing100101,China


Published:Oct. 2016

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Key Words:

Maldives,Addu Atoll,Seenu Atoll,Hithadhoo Island,data encyclopedia


The Addu Atoll, also called the Seenu Atoll, is located from 0°42'17〃S to 0°34'35〃S, 73°4'33〃E to 73°14'23〃E, the most southern part of the Maldives, its neighbor in north is the Fuvahmulah Atoll. 26 islands are included in the Addu Atoll, including Madihera, Gan, Shangri La Villingili, Mulikede, Geskalhuhera, Kandihera, Maahera, Fahikedeherangada, Hithadhoo, Herathera and the Kadevaanera Islands.The biggest island in the Addu Atoll is the Hithadhoo Island with the area of 6.05 km2. The total area of the islands in the Addu Atoll is 16.88km2, the total coastlines of the islands is 98.35km long. 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 182KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang, YANG Aqiang. Addu Atoll[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2016.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AdduAtoll.kmz 56.97KB
2 AdduAtollshp.rar 124.03KB