Baarashu Hukuru Miskiyy - Baarah (HAF-BRH-1), Maldives

General Attributes
Project NameBaarashu Hukuru Miskiyy - Baarah (HAF-BRH-1)
Spatial DataDownload (Links to all available data types will be emailed)
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Data Types

Data Type Size Device Name Device Type
LiDAR - Terrestrial2.5 GBFaro Focus S350 Phase Based Laser Scanner
Photogrammetry - Terrestrial0.4 GBNikon D750 DSLR
Photogrammetry - Aerial0.4 GBDJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone
Site DescriptionThe old Friday Mosque of Baarah and and its minaret are said to have been constructed during the reign of Sultan Muhammad IV Dhevadhoo Rasgefaanu (r. 1692-1701 CE). The wooden parts of the present structure have been re-constructed with traditional methods. The mosque and minaret were repaired in 2002 by the National Center for Linguistics and Historical Research.
Project DescriptionThe Maldives Heritage Survey works to systematically inventory and digitally document the endangered cultural heritage of the Maldives. The materials documented through this work are critically endangered, facing both natural and human threats that jeopardize the survival and accessibility of historical information for this vital node in pre-modern global economic and religious networks at the cross-roads of an interconnected Indian Ocean world. The data made available here was collected by our Field Team using a FARO Focus S350 Lidar scanner, a Nikon D750, and a DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone for photogrammetry.
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Collection Date2020-01-27 to 2020-01-27
Publication Date2020-05-07
License TypeCC BY-NC-ND
ContributorsMaldives Heritage Survey
CollectorsMaldives Heritage Survey
FundersArcadia Fund
PartnersOxford Centre for Islamic Studies , SAIE Lab - Washington University in St. Louis , Earth Observatory of Singapore
Site AuthorityMaldives National Center for Cultural Heritage,Ministry of Arts, Culture and Heritage
Maldives Heritage Survey 2020: Baarashu Hukuru Miskiyy - Baarah (HAF-BRH-1) - LiDAR - Terrestrial , Photogrammetry - Terrestrial , Photogrammetry - Aerial . Collected by Maldives Heritage Survey . Distributed by Open Heritage 3D.

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