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S Furnadu (Miladummadulu)

S Furnadu (Miladummadulu)

Characteristics

Description

From the S end of Furnadu, the barrier reef extends about 8.5 miles S and 6 miles ESE to Kuludu (Kendikolu), the largest island of the atoll and inhabited in 1970. Many of the islets on
this stretch were inhabited in 1970. 
The passage into the lagoon S of Kuludu is wide and safe.
28/10/2011
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Localisation

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Sites around S Furnadu (Miladummadulu)
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Makandudu (N Miladummadulu)

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

Manadhoo (S Miladummadulu)

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

Manadhoo habour

The port is located in the center of the city, just steps from Pasar 45. The port is the medium-sized vessels or Gorontalo that run in the archipelago of Sangir Talaud, such as small boats on the nearby small islands such as Bunaken, Manado Tua, and Siladen Mantehage.
4 Nov 11

Powell islands

The Powell Islands consists of two islands on a detached reef of their own with very deep waters. Etingili is the NW island and Alifuri is the SE island. Alifuri is inhabited.It is reputedly the home of finest dhini builders in the country. The government-owned Alifushi ...
7 Nov 11

Fivaku (N Miladummadulu)

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 ...
27 Oct 11

Anchorage between Wadu and Maduni Faro (N Malosmadulu)

There is good anchorage in the channel between Wadu and Maduni Faro or farther S in the lagoon.The area is depp (35/37 m).
7 Nov 11

Numara and Nu (N Miladummadulu)

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

Kanifuri (Fadiffolu)

Kanifuri (Kanifushi), about 2 miles W of Dehu, forms the W extremity of the atoll.
5 Nov 11

Furifaro (Fadiffolu)

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

Kuludu Faro (N Tiladummati)

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)

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

Dhonakulhi (N Tiladummati)

Dhonakulhi sits on its own 1.4 kilometre long, 500 m wide, crescent-shaped island, it is private island.It offers white sand beaches of 3,2 m around it close to a coral reef and a modern marina can accommodate yachts (<80 m), with a depth unlimited.A luxury resort (Hideaway ...
28 Oct 11
Local Area

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

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
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