Literally the ‘Garland of Islands’, the Maldives, which is located in the Indian Ocean, is regarded as one of the top holiday destinations in the world. Having its location to the south of India, this charming island nation is a must visit tourist destination.
Atolls of the Maldives
The atolls of the Maldives are the important things, which have formed this island destination. Several natural atolls, which plus atolls in the form of a few islands and isolated reefs are a must visit during the tour of this island destination. Formed by 26 natural atolls, the Maldives are a narrow and long nation. Formerly being very dangerous for navigators, the atolls of the Maldives are very complex structures.
huwelijksreis malediven, Resting on the shelf provided by the reefs, islands in the atolls of the Maldives makes their special importance. In all, several reefs have no islands. It is notable that normally islands are sandy and flat so they are good looking. On the atolls of the Maldives, you would find a great plethora of corals. Mostly, under the island proper, you would find a rocky bottom consisted of a coral rock conglomerate. Some islands are sandy and long while others own a rounder shape.
When the currents on the reef change, islands have the possibilities of disappearing. In this way, new islands also have the possibilities of appearing as they may start as coral gravel heaps or sand banks at another location of the reef.
It is notable that the atolls in the Maldives are mostly separated from each other by huge expanses of the deepest ocean, but in spite of a great distance, the regular life of the residents of the Maldives on the particularly inhabited islands displays a little variations all along the length of the chain of the atoll.
In a practical way, the same small number of ingredients dominates the ambiance in most islands except Male, the national capital city of the Maldives. These ingredients are low houses with small yards, trees of a few kinds, almost no dramatic variations in the landscape and the waterside always close at hand. During the tour of the island nation of the Maldives, you would find approx 200 inhabited islands. Distributed in approx 50 households, approx 300 inhabitants per island is the typical population of this island nation.
Thus, we can rightly say that the atolls of the Maldives have made it famous all over the world. If you also want to enjoy the tour of this island country. Being affordable to the budget for all types of people, all these holiday packages, which can be availed from Sharp Travels India Ltd, one of the leading tour and travel operators of India as well as the world, can also be customized as per the requirement of the clients.