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Medhufinolhu (Maldives)

Medhufinolhu (Maldives)

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Description

Sur la bordure occidentale de l'atoll de Male N, longue de 800m et large de 100m, c'est l'une des rares îles à avoir conservé sa beauté naturelle dans une belle végétation tropicale. Son nom signifie d'ailleurs "belle île". Ici vous trouvez de longues plages de sable blancà l'ombre de plamiers
3/01/2008
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Flying distances - Direct line

Vabbinfaru (Maldives)

2.3nm
142°
L'île est ronde (200 m de diamètre), le récif très proche et le lagon peut profond et transparent (1,5 m), riche en coquillages et poissons.
3 Jan 08

Makunudu (Maldives)

2.8nm
50°
A 55min en bateau rapide de Malé. Situé au NW de l'atoll, cette petite île tout en longueur, est orientée EW. Son lagon est merveilleux et le récif intérieur proche permet des plongées avec tuba directement depuis l'île.
La barrière de corail est proche de la plage et accessible à pied.
3 Jan 08

Aligau pass (Fadiffolu)

47nm
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

Akirifushi island (Kaafu)

8.1nm
17°
Akirifushi is low and covered with bushes; It is uninhabited island.
There is a small but safe opening on each side of this islet and another 1 mile ENE of it.
Other openings between Giravaru and Akirifushi have dangers within the channels or close within the atoll abreast them.
19 Nov 11

Asdu (Asdhoo) (Kaadu)

18nm
97°
Asdu (320 x 150 m), in the lagoon, about 3 miles W of Mirufuri, is covered with coconut palms.
At 32 km N of airport.ASDU is famous for its live house reef jealously guarded and protected by it's management.The natural beauty of this tiny island is in its white sandy beach ...
12 Nov 11

Funadhoo island (Kaafu)

21nm
161°
Funadhoo (Funidu) lies about 0.3 mile N of the E end of Male, and is surrounded by a reef which dries in places.
A small tank farm, with three large and about six smaller tanks,stands on the island.
17 Nov 11

Olahali (Olhuhali) (N Kaafu)

11nm
24°
Olahali, a low bush-covered islet, marks the NW point of Male Atoll. A major channel into the main lagoon lies close E of the islet; there appeared to be a least depth of 50m in the center of the channel and the reef edges could be clearly seen. Tides—Currents.—During the Northeast ...
10 Nov 11

Furanafushi (N Kaafu)

13nm
167°
Furana Fushi, near Malé, host a resort.  the beach has some small creeks.
19 Nov 11

Himmafushi and Lankanfinolhu islands (Kaafu)

17nm
137°
Himmafushi, inhabited, and Lankanfinolhu (Lankanfushifinolhu), about 1.8 miles SW, lie on the same reef, with a low islet about midway between.
Himmafushi is a fishing village.Lankanfinolhu houses Paradise island resort. On the outer reef, southeast of the island, there are two ...
12 Nov 11

Kagi islet (N Kaafu)

12nm
38°
Kagi, a small wooded islet, lies about 3 miles ESE of Olahali, and 1.5 miles within the lagoon.
A good unobstructed channelthrough the reef lies N of this islet; its entrance is markedby drying rocks, and in 1974, by the stump remains of a pile beacon.
12 Nov 11

Giraavaru island (N Kaafu)

18nm
173°
Giraavaru an islet covered in scrub and with a few coconut palms, lies on the SW side of Male Atoll, about 0.5 mile within the outer edge of the barrier reef.
A small bare islet lay at the extremity of the reef extending 1 mile W of Giravaru; a similar islet lies 1 mile S of
Giravaru.
It's ...
19 Nov 11

Helengeli islet (N Kaafu)

13nm
57°
Helengili, a long low wooded islet, lies on the barrier reef about 4.5 miles SE of Kagi.
Openings through the reef lie on each side of the islet; the N opening is narrow and appears to have a least depth of 20m, while the S channel is broader, with a least depth of 40m.
Lighted ...
12 Nov 11
Local Area

Giraavaru Akirifuri (N Kaafu)

Between Giravaru and Akirifuri, about 26 miles N, several low bush-covered islets, about 7m high, lie on the W fringing reef, giving effective warning of the reef lying about 0.2 mile outside them.
Several openings into the lagoon lie along this stretch of coast. The largest opening ...
19 Nov 11

North Malé (Kaafu) Atoll

N Male Atoll is the main atoll of the Maldives. It stretches 69 km S of N and 39 km E of W.
There are 8 islands of fishermen and 26 resort islands.
A number of islands surrounding the capital used in industry.
Divers will find many sites that have made the country's reputation.
9 Nov 11

Kaafu atoll

Malé Atoll consist of two separate atolls: Nort Malé Atoll and South Malé Atoll.Together with Kaashidhoo Island and Gaafaru, Malé Atoll forms the administrative division known as Kaafu Atoll. Kaafu is the administrative name of the largest atoll of the Maldives, both economic ...
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
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