Fualopa

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Fualopa is an islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu.[1][2] It is part of the Funafuti Conservation Area, established in 1996 with the aim of preserving the natural fauna and flora of the area.[3] Fualopa hosts a breeding colony of Black Noddy or White-capped Noddy (Anous minutus).[4]

Te Ava Kum Kum is the passage through the Funafuti atoll in the middle of the western rim, south of Te Ava Tepuka Vili, between the islets of Tepuka Vili Vili to the north and Fualopa immediately south.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Map of Funafuti. Tuvaluislands.com. 
  2. ^ Lal, Andrick. South Pacific Sea Level & Climate Monitoring Project - Funafuti atoll. SPC Applied Geoscience and Technology Division (SOPAC Division of SPC). pp. 57 & 72. 
  3. ^ Kogatabu Funafuti Conservation Area
  4. ^ Funafuti Marine Conservation Area,Tuvalu: report of the bird survey (August 31 - September 11, 1998). South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. 1998. p. 14. OCLC 64390275. 
  5. ^ Admiralty Nautical Chart 2983 Tuvalu - Funafuti atoll. United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO). 

Coordinates: 8°29′S 179°04′E / 8.483°S 179.067°E / -8.483; 179.067