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Hithaadhoo island (S Malosmadulu)

Hithaadhoo island (S Malosmadulu)

Characteristics

Description

South maaslhosmadulu atoll hithaadhoo is located on the south west in the atoll. 
Hithaadhoo is 2600 feet long and have 1430 feet in width. A total of about 1171 people are registered in the island. Main occupation of the residance of hithaadhoo is fishing.There is a wide opening into the lagoon between Olugeri, close W of Hitadu, and Boduffnur, about 2.8 miles farther W. 

A rock shoal, with a depth of 12.8m, lies in the opening.
Anchorage can be obtained off the N side of
Hitadu.
7/11/2011
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63°
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3nm
308°
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7.7nm
166°
Fehendu and Furudu, about 1 mile and 3 miles, respectively, W of Goidu, are inhabited, and wooded, with palm trees predominant. 
The villages on the N sides of these islands are visible from seaward.
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Hanikandu Faro (S Malosmadulu)

15nm
353°
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Inafuri (Furhi) island (Goidhoo)

8.1nm
197°
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Goidhoo island (Goidhoo)

9.4nm
150°
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Fehenfushi and Mafushi islands (Goidhoo)

11nm
186°
The islet of Fehenfushi or Fehenfuri, reported  difficult to identify, lies on the S side of the barrier reef, about 4 miles SSE of Inafuri.
The islet of Mafushi or Mafuri lies about 1.3 miles W of Fehenfuri.The only opening into the lagoon lies between Mafuri and Fehenfuri.The ...
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Dorukandu channel (Goidhoo)

11nm
185°
The Dorukandu, as the channel through this opening is known, lies on the W side between the barrier reef and the shoal water extending nearly 0.8 mile W from the reef on which Fehenfuri lies.
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Eudhafushi (S Malosmadulu)

10nm
57°
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Maalhoss island (S Malhosmadulu)

13nm
56°
SE Malosmadulu Atoll Maalhoss island characterized by a small lagoon on the west side as a perfect refuge for shallow-draft boats during the northeast monsoon. 
The entrance is marked by a small lighthouse. Maalhoss is a tiny island with approximately 500 inhabitants. 
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Maduni Faro and Vaadhoo (N Malosmadulu)

52nm
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Kardiva Channel

20nm
89°
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Local Area

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Horburgh (Goidhoo) Atoll

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Hanikandu Faro (S Malosmadulu)

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