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 Sri Lanka


Location: Southern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean, south of India
Geographic coordinates: 7° 0' N, 81° 0' E
Coastline km: 1,340 km km
Climate: tropical monsoon; northeast monsoon (December to March); southwest monsoon (June to October)
Terrain: mostly low, flat to rolling plain; mountains in south-central interior
Elevation: lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m highest point: Pidurutalagala 2,524 m
Natural hazards: occasional cyclones and tornadoes
Currency: Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)
Population: 20,222,240 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: Sinhala (official and national language) 74%, Tamil (national language) 18%, other 8%
Capital: Colombo
Divisions: 8 provinces; Central, North Central, North Eastern, North Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Uva, Western

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Zones (2) Dive sites Sub zones
North Eastern 4 1
South and Colombo 10 0

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Dive sites (3)
Quality Avg depth Max depth Experience Dive type
Anchorpoint Reef 9 / -
12 m 13 m CMAS * / OW
Dispa Rock 1 / -
27 m 30 m CMAS ** / AOW
Fish Rock - / -
16 m 18 m CMAS * / OW


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Yala Rock
Door raik
mrt 30, 2016
Dive 73 Yala Rock - trigger fish. redtooth trigger fish. Snappers. Banner fish. Surgent fish. Coral groupers. Box fish. Parrot fish.
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Dispa Rock
Door raik
mrt 30, 2016
Dive 72 Dispa Rock - Dispa Rock N 5° 56.157' E 80° 24.124' Moray eel. Unicorn fish. Tuna fish. Scorpion fish. Nudi branch. Napoleon fish. Butterfly fish. Redtooth trigger fish.
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Fish Rock
Door raik
mrt 22, 2016
Dive 71 Fish Rock - 5 kg weights. Nudi branch. Honeycomb moray eel. Napoleon fish. White shell. Unicorn fish. Moorish idols. Moderate current. Ocean Lanka Diving Club PADI #344600 (das Paar)
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Anchorpoint Reef
Door raik
mrt 21, 2016
Dive 70 Anchorpoint Reef - marble ray. Banner fish. Napoleon fish! scorpion fish. Moray Eel. Turtle! sea cucumber. Ocean Lanka Diving Club, PADI #344600
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Anchorpoint Reef
Door raik
mrt 21, 2016
Dive 69 Anchorpoint Reef - Ocean Lanka Diving Club (PADI #344600) 5 kg weights. Sweet lips. 1 honeycomb morey eel. 2 other morey eels. Puffer fish. Angel fish. "Nemo". Stone fish! Shrimps.

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Trip: Sri Lanka 2016
Door raik
Van mrt 18, 2016 tot apr 2, 2016

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Trip: Sri Lanka - Maldives
Door xavance
Van dec 5, 2010 tot dec 31, 2010
3 semaines au Sri Lanka : 4 Plongées 5 Jours aux Maldives (kuredu): 7 Plongées


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