Description: The Physical Map of Maldives showing major geographical features like elevations, ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Maldives officially is called the Republic of the Maldives. It is an island located in the Indian Ocean. It has a twenty-six atolls’ double chain running from north to south.
It is situated between the Chagos Archipelago and Minicoy Island. It is group of 1,192 coral islands spread in the north south direction. 90,000 square kilometres is the approx area of the country. It is one of the most dispersed countries of the world. Sand bars and live coral reefs is the most prominent feature of this island nation. It rises from the depths of the Indian Ocean and runs 960 kilometres long.
At the end of the southern part of the country there is a passage for the ships to pass from one side of the Indian Ocean to another. Gan is the largest island. This island belongs to Hahdhummathi Maldives or Laamu Atoll. The western most islands in Addu Atoll are linked by roads which are made on coral reefs and these roads are collectively known as Link Road.
The total length of the road is fourteen kilometres. In the world the lowest country is Maldives with the height of 1.5 metres above sea level with 2.4 metres as the maximum ground level.
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