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Kanifuri (Fadiffolu)

Kanifuri (Fadiffolu)

Characteristics

Description

Kanifuri (Kanifushi), about 2 miles W of Dehu, forms the W extremity of the atoll.
5/11/2011
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Kanifuri (Fadiffolu)
Kanifuri (Fadiffolu)
5/11/2011
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Flying distances - Direct line

Aligau pass (Fadiffolu)

10nm
116°
There is a wide opening into the atoll between Aligau and Lowalfuri, about 3.5 miles NNW; the islet of Madewaru lies near the middle of the opening.
5 Nov 11

Barrier reef from Kanifushi to Madivaru (Fadiffolu)

5.3nm
18°
From Kanifuri (Kanifushi), the barrier reef extends about 7 miles NNE to Fallwaru (Madivaru).The islet of Naifaru, the most densely populated of the atoll lies on the reef about 2 miles SSW of Fallwaru. It is the capital of Lhaviyani (Fadiffolu) atoll. The total ...
5 Nov 11

From Mavaidu to Hurawali (Fadiffolu)

8.5nm
29°
BetweenMavaidu and Hurawali, about 4.5 miles NE, several islets and detached reefs lie some distance SE of the enclosing reef. There are several channels into the lagoon between islets in this section of the atoll.
5 Nov 11

Fehingili (Fadiffolu)

12nm
32°
Fehingili (or Kuredu) is the N islet of the Lhaviyani atoll. There is an opening into the lagoon between Fehingili and Kuredu, about 0.8 mile W; there are moderate depths in the entrance, but about 0.8 mile within the opening, some reefs lie in the fairway.It ...
4 Nov 11

Furifaro (Fadiffolu)

12nm
54°
Furifaro, about 4 miles SSE of Fehingili, lies in the center of an opening into the lagoon. 
The islet, with a rocky shoal close NW, lies on a reef.Furifaro is a kitesurf spot.
4 Nov 11

Maduni Faro and Vaadhoo (N Malosmadulu)

38nm
323°
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

Hanikandu Faro (S Malosmadulu)

27nm
257°
Hanikando Faro, at the NW extremity of the atoll, is separated from Kari Faro, about 0,8 NM S, by an opening into the lagoon. Dukandu, an island, lies in the middle of the inner end of the opening.Kari Faro is a reef enclosing a lagoon, with the islets of Iwafuri and ...
7 Nov 11

Ma Faro (Maafaru) (S Miladummadulu)

29nm
15°
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

Kardiva (Kashidhoo) island

25nm
164°
Kardiva is the ancient Sanskritised name of Kaashidhu Island. This island lies towards the eastern end of the Kardiva channel and gives its name to it.Kardiva, 2.9 km in length and around 1 km in width, the island covers an area of 2.75 km², formerly known as Karidu, was thickly ...
9 Nov 11

Manadhoo (S Miladummadulu)

24nm
Manadhoo close within the lagoon between Ma Faro and Edu Faro is profusely covered in vegetation, including coconut palms, banyan, breadfruit, and almond.Good anchorage may be obtained on the N or S side of Manadu according to the season.A boat channel passes ...
3 Nov 11

Kardiva Channel

21nm
191°
Kardiva Channel, deep and free from dangers in the fairway, lies between Fadiffolu Atoll, South Malosmadulu Atoll, and Horsburgh Atoll to NW, and Male Atoll and Ari Atoll to SE.This channel divides the Northern from the Central atolls of the Maldives. This channel was important for ...
9 Nov 11
Local Area

Lhaviyani (Faadhippolu) atoll (Maldives)

With a length of 35 km and a width of 37 km, this atoll has about 50 islands, of which only five are inhabited.
Most are large, they are all located on the outer ...
6 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

From Lowalfuri to Dehu (Fadiffolu)

From Lowalfuri, the barrier reef, enclosing several islets, extends about 7 miles NW to Dehu, a group of islets.
Several good channels lead into the lagoon between the islets on the barrier reef.
5 Nov 11

Barrier reef from Kanifushi to Madivaru (Fadiffolu)

From Kanifuri (Kanifushi), the barrier reef extends about 7 miles NNE to Fallwaru (Madivaru).The islet of Naifaru, the most densely populated of the atoll lies on the reef about 2 miles SSW of Fallwaru. It is the capital of Lhaviyani (Fadiffolu) atoll. The total ...
5 Nov 11

From Mavaidu to Hurawali (Fadiffolu)

BetweenMavaidu and Hurawali, about 4.5 miles NE, several islets and detached reefs lie some distance SE of the enclosing reef. There are several channels into the lagoon between islets in this section of the atoll.
5 Nov 11
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