Dhoonidhoo, a wooded islet, lies about 0.8 mile NW of Funadhoo.
A large silver tankstands on the E central part of the island; a breakwater extends about 25m N on the N side of the island.
Small vessels, during the Southwest Monsoon, can moor on the E side of the circular reef about 0.8 mile NW of Dhoonidhu. A vessel can secure to an anchor set in the coral of this reef, with a stern anchor laid out to E. Two anchors on the SE side of Dhoonidhu can be used in the same way.
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Dhoonidhoo is the home for Political Prisoners in Maldives, during President Gayyooms regime. Many people were kept in detention for ages without any wise trial.
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 ...
Posée sur les flots, la capitale des Maldives compte 100 000 habitants sur 2 km², soit le tiers de la population du pays. La ville est située sur l'île de Malé d'une superficie de 1,5 km² dans l'atoll de Malé (Kaafu) dans le sud de l'archipel des Maldives. Malé est depuis ...
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 ...
The Maldives group of Islands extends in a N/S direction from 00 41.48 S
to approx 08 00N, to the SW of the Indian subcontinent. Male' the
principal port, is centrally situated on the E side of the group.
The inner harbor is used by small local craft and has depths of 1.8 to 3m. ...