Kuruhinna Tharagaandu (KFA-KSD-1), Maldives

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Project NameKuruhinna Tharagaandu (KFA-KSD-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
Photogrammetry - Terrestrial0.36 GBNikon D750 DSLR
Photogrammetry - Aerial1 GBDJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone
LiDAR - TerrestrialN/A GBFaro Focus S350 Phase Based Laser Scanner
Site DescriptionKuruhinna Tharaagandu on the island of Kaashidhoo (KFA-KSD-1) is the location of the ruins of a Buddhist Monastery site dating back to the fifth century CE.
Project DescriptionMaldives 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 and Nikon D750, Drone DJI Phantom 4 Pr for photogrammetry).
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Collection Date2019-02-05 to 2019-02-09
Publication Date2020-02-24
License TypeCC BY-NC-ND
ContributorsMaldives Heritage Survey
CollectorsMaldives Heritage Survey
FundersArcadia Fund
PartnersOxford Centre for Islamic Studies , SaieLab - 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: Kuruhinna Tharagaandu (KFA-KSD-1) - Photogrammetry - Terrestrial , Photogrammetry - Aerial , LiDAR - Terrestrial . Collected by Maldives Heritage Survey . Distributed by Open Heritage 3D. https://doi.org/10.26301/cw7a-wp35

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