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 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.
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.
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 ...