Barrier reef from Kanifushi to Madivaru (Fadiffolu)

Barrier reef from Kanifushi to Madivaru (Fadiffolu)

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Barrier reef from Kanifushi to Madivaru (Fadiffolu)
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Characteristics

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Description

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 area of Naifaru is 0,53 km², including the part of the island expanded by reclaiming the surronding lagoon of the island. Madivaru is an uninhabited island about half a kilometer NE of Naifaru and is a part of this island.
2011/11/5
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Barrier reef from Kanifushi to Madivaru (Fadiffolu)
Barrier reef from Kanifushi to Madivaru (Fadif
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Flying distances - Direct line

Aligau pass (Fadiffolu)

12nm
142°
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
Joëlle

From Mavaidu to Hurawali (Fadiffolu)

3.5nm
47°
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
Joëlle

Fehingili (Fadiffolu)

7.3nm
42°
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
Joëlle

Kanifuri (Fadiffolu)

5.3nm
197°
Kanifuri (Kanifushi), about 2 miles W of Dehu, forms the W extremity of the atoll.
5 Nov 11
Joëlle

Furifaro (Fadiffolu)

9nm
74°
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
Joëlle

Ma Faro (Maafaru) (S Miladummadulu)

23nm
14°
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
Joëlle