Ellaidhoo, Maldives
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 04° 00.327 E 072° 57.043
43N E 272471 N 443014
Quick Description: Still one of the most beautiful housereefs of the Maldives
Location: Maldives
Date Posted: 12/19/2012 4:40:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMFYRF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DavidMac
Views: 4

Long Description:
"Northern Ari Atoll or Alifu Alifu Atoll is an administrative division of the Maldives. It was created on March 1, 1984 combining northern section of Ari Atoll, the small Rasdhukuramathi Atoll, and the isolated island of Thoddoo. Many of the islands in this atoll have been inhabited since ancient times and have arqueological remains from the Maldivian Buddhist period." (Wikipedia-Text)

Ellaidhoo is a small island (ca.330x210 meters) in the eastern part of Ari Atoll about 65 km from the capital Male away.
Water Type: Ocean

Salinity: Salt

Access: Shore

Maximum Depth: 100

Typical Visibility: Good (41-60 ft)

Has Reef?: yes

Wreck or Submerged Object?: Ship/boat

Underwater Life: Reef fish, turtles, manta rays and even sharks.

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2) If you dive at the site, describe your visit including any details you wish to share such as weather, water temperature, visibility, bottom time, and anything of interest that you observed, living or nonliving.
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