Kandhuvalu Miskiyy (HAF-UTM-1), Maldives

General Attributes
Project NameKandhuvalu Miskiyy (HAF-UTM-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 - Aerial0.7 GBDJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone
Photogrammetry - Terrestrial0.5 GBNikon D750 DSLR
LiDAR - TerrestrialN/A GBFaro Focus S350 Phase Based Laser Scanner
Site DescriptionKandhuvalu Miskiyy was the chief mosque in Utheemu and dates from the 16th century, though it has been refrubished at various points with a date of Rajab 1295H (July 1878) on one ceiling beam. The mosque is built of coral stone and has a lacquered ceiling. It was renovated in 1997 by the National Centre for Linguistic and Historical Research.
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 Date2019-12-08 to 2019-12-09
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: Kandhuvalu Miskiyy (HAF-UTM-1) - Photogrammetry - Aerial , Photogrammetry - Terrestrial , LiDAR - Terrestrial . Collected by Maldives Heritage Survey . Distributed by Open Heritage 3D. https://doi.org/10.26301/zda7-4p73

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