Giraavaru Irumathee Kandu and Giraavaru Uthuru kandu (N Kaafu)

Giraavaru Irumathee Kandu and Giraavaru Uthuru kandu (N Kaafu)

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Giraavaru Irumathee Kandu and Giraavaru Uthuru kandu (N Kaafu)
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Characteristics

Canal

Description

A good, easily discernible channel, S of Giravaru, with a least depth of 48m in its center, leads through the barrier reef.

A wider, less deep channel lies NW of Giravaru; a shoal patch, with a least depth of 3.4m, lies in the channel, about 0.7 mile NW of Giravaru, where it broadens out into the lagoon.

2011/11/19
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4.3nm
103°
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0.5nm
327°
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7.6nm
85°
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6nm
97°
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4.6nm
102°
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4.7nm
73°
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