NASA picture of Motutunga Atoll
|Area||126 km2 (49 sq mi) (lagoon)
1.38 km² (above water)
|Overseas collectivity||French Polynesia|
Motutunga Atoll is roughly triangular in shape. It measures 15 km in length with a maximum width of 14 km. The reef fringing the atoll is continuous. There are no deep, navigable passes to reach the lagoon. Motutunga's lagoon has a surface of 126 km².
Motutunga is uninhabited.
- Sharp, Andrew, The discovery of the Pacific Islands, Oxford 1960 p.129
- Langdon, Robert. The lost caravel Sidney, 1975 p.129.
- Sharp, Andrew, The discovery of the Pacific Islands, Oxford 1960 p.125
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