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North Nilandhu 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.North Nilandhu Atoll.Faafu Atoll.Nilandhoo encyclopedia


The North Nilandhu Atoll, also called the Faafu Atoll, is located from 3。3′8″N - 3。19′0″N, 72。48′59″E - 73。2′24″E, the midwest part of the Maldives, its neighbor in north is the South Ari Atoll, the South Nilandhu Atoll in south and the Felidhu Atoll in northeast, the Mulaku Atoll in southeast. 20 islands are included in the North Nilandhu Atoll, including Nilandhoo, Dharanboodhoo, Magoodhoo, Bileiydhoo, Adhangau, Ebulufushi, Jinnathugau, Filitheyo, Minimasgali, Rania, Dhiguvarufinolhu, Himithi, Feeali, Makunueru and Madivaruhura Islands. The biggest island in the North Nilandhu Atoll is the Nilandhoo Island with the area of 0.56km2. The total area of the islands in the North Nilandhu Atoll is 2.21km2, the total coastlines of the islands is 25.17km 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 74.3KB.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

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

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 NorthNilandhuAtoll.kmz 25.56KB
2 NorthNilandhuAtollshp.rar 48.78KB