Bodu Kalhi pass (Kaafu)

Bodu Kalhi pass (Kaafu)

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Bodu Kalhi pass (Kaafu)
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Characteristics

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Description

Bodu Kalhi (Kadvoigiri Passage), the best and widest opening in the barrier reef, lies between Lankanfinolhu and Kaduoiygiri, an island 1.8 miles SW.
There are depths of over 50m in this N side of this channel about 0.6 mile S of Lankanfinolhu, but a bank with depths of 21 to 28m extends 1.3 miles N into the channel from Furanafushi (Furena), an island about 0.5 mile SE of Kaduoiygiri.

A shoal area, about 1.3 miles W of Lankanfinolhu, has a least depth of 7m. A reef lies 0.5 mile WNW of Kaduoiygiri, with numerous shoal patches S of it.

2011/11/13
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Flying distances - Direct line

Himmafushi and Lankanfinolhu islands (Kaafu)

1.9nm
34°
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
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Hulhule island (Kaafu)

4.2nm
187°
Hulule, about 0.6 mile E of Funadhoo, bears some tall coconut palms; an airstrip runs the full length of the island and joins it to an islet close S. Airport buildings and a small village lie along the central part of the W side of Hulule.
The Malé International Airport is located ...
17 Nov 11
Jojo

Funadhoo island (Kaafu)

7nm
213°
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
Jojo

Bandos island (N Kaafu)

2.6nm
259°
The island of Bandos is 2 km² aera. It was open at tourist in 1972.
The turquoise of the lagoon, the lush green vegetation, the pearl white beaches are very beautifull.
19 Nov 11
Jojo

Furanafushi island (Kaafu)

1.3nm
189°
An lagoon lies off the W side of Furanafushi, entered at the SW corner of the fringing reef. Within the lagoon are depths to 9m, with a bottom of sand and coral heads.
This lagoon provides good anchorage for small craft. A stone jetty extends from the W end of the island. On the ...
17 Nov 11
Jojo

Paradise Island (Lankanfinolhu) (Kaafu)

1.1nm
30°
Located NE from N Mal; It measures 800 meters long and 200 m wide.
Reef within 250 m, two entries.The lagoon is large and very shallow in places, not coral, you can swim without any problem but the snorkeling was ...
13 Nov 11
Jojo