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Fivaku (N Miladummadulu)

Fivaku (N Miladummadulu)

Characteristics

Description

A very wide opening into the lagoon lies between Numara and Fivaku, about 9 miles ESE. Fivaku is densely populated with 975 people per km2.

The barrier reef then extends about 13 miles SSE from Fivaku to the S end of a detached reef on which lies the island of Farukolu, with Furnadu on the S part of the reef.


Weather

April is warmest with an average temperature of 31.2 °C at noon. January is coldest with an average temperature of 23.8 °C at night. Fivaku has no distinct temperature seasons, the temperature is relatively constant during the year. The temperatures do not differ much between day and night. September is on average the month with most sunshine. Rainfall and other precipitation has no distinct peak month. 


27/10/2011
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Localisation

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Sites around Fivaku (N Miladummadulu)
Flying distances - Direct line

Kelai (N Tiladummati)

35nm
357°
Kelai, at the NE extremity of the atoll, was inhabited in 1970. Good radar returns have been reported from Kelai at 14 miles. The islet of Tinadu lies about 3 miles WSW of Kelai.
25 Oct 11

Maduni Faro and Vaadhoo (N Malosmadulu)

32nm
208°
Maduni Faro, a lagoon reef, lies at the N of the atoll. Vaadhoo lies about 3 NM ESE of Maduni Faro, at the S end of a large lagoon reef.A wide opening into the lagoon lies between Maduni Faro and Wadu; it is free of known dangers in the middle of the fairway, with depths ...
6 Nov 11

Makandudu (N Miladummadulu)

7.6nm
152°
The island of Makandudu,  lies about 2 miles NW of the reef. It once known as Malcom Atoll, is a large reef encircling a deep but reef-encumbered lagoon, and is administered as part of Tiladummati Atoll;The latter three islands were inhabited in 1970.The ...
4 Nov 11

Numara and Nu (N Miladummadulu)

10nm
302°
The island of Numara, with the islet of Nu close NNW, lies at the NE corner of Miladummadulu Atoll.A very wide opening into the lagoon lies between Numara and Fivaku, about 9 miles ESE.
4 Nov 11

Warifuri Faro (N Tiladummati)

33nm
353°
Warifuri Faro is a large lagoon with the islet of Warifuri at its S end. A lighted beacon lies on the N side of Warifuri Faro. The islets of Dedu and Warifuri are inhabited; the islet of Noradu lies between the latter two islets.
25 Oct 11

Maduni Faro (N Tiladummati)

32nm
335°
Maduni Faro, a lagoon reef, forms the NW extremity of the atoll.
The islets of Marandu, Tukandu, and Miledu, the first two inhabited in 1970, lie, respectively, on the barrier reef between the N end of Maduni Faro and the islet of Gafuri, about 5 miles ESE. Gafuri ...
25 Oct 11

Filadu (N Tiladummati)

32nm
The island of Filadu has an opening between it and Kelai, 1.5 miles N, and between it and Baura, 3 miles SSW, but the latter is encumbered by several rocky patches in the fairway.
26 Oct 11

Kuludu Faro (N Tiladummati)

18nm
333°
Kulhudhuffushi  is one of the biggest and most populous island in the Northern part of the Maldives. People from the island is popular for shark fishing and working in cargo vessels. The island was affected by heavy rain and storms causing substantial damages in the ...
27 Oct 11

Kuludhuffushi regional port (N Tiladummati)

18nm
331°
Kulhudhuffushi Regional Port (KRP) was officially inaugurated on 05th December 2005.
27 Oct 11

Muradu (S Tiladummati)

25nm
311°
Muradu lies on a circular reef near the W edge of the atoll; the latest maps prepared from aerial photography (1968) show that this island has joined the islet charted 0.8 mile W of it.Some rocky patches lie S and SE of Muradu.
27 Oct 11

Ma Faro (Maafaru) (S Miladummadulu)

34nm
153°
Ma Faro (Maafaru), a reef, lies about 4.5 miles SE of Kuludu.
An island of the same name occupies the S part of this reef on the seaward side.
3 Nov 11

Naguri (N Tiladummati)

26nm
316°
Naguri, an island with a circular lagoon reef, lies about 7 miles N of Muradu; two large reefs lie between these islands.A lighted beacon lies at the NW point of a reef, about 3.3 miles NW of Muradu.
27 Oct 11
Local Area

Barrier reef from Fivaku to Farukolu

The barrier reef then extends about 13 miles SSE from Fivaku to the S end of a detached reef on which lies the island of Farukolu, with Furnadu on the S part of the reef.
4 Nov 11

Miladummadulu Atoll

Miladummadulu Atoll contains about 100 islands and islets lying principally on the E side; over 40 of these were populated in 1970, and almost all are wooded, with palms predominating.
Miladummadulu Atoll lies on the same submarine plateau as Tiladummati Atoll and ...
7 Jul 12

Maldives

The Republic of Maldives is a SW Asian country. The population of the Islamic Republic is about 300 000 inhabitants. The capital is Male. The language "Devehi" comes in part from an ancient form of Sri Lancans mixed with Hindi, Arabic and English. English is the ...
16 Nov 11

Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering about 20% of the Earth's water surface. It is bounded on the north by Asia (including the Indian subcontinent, after which it is named); on the west by Africa; on the east by Indochina, the Sunda Islands, ...
6 Apr 12
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