Vasafua

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Vasafua is an islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu.[1][2]

Vasafua is part of the Funafuti Conservation Area, established in 1996 with the aim of preserving the natural fauna and flora of the area.[3]

Te Ava Fuagea, also known as Ava Amelia is a deep and narrow passage on the southwestern side of the atoll, 18.3 metres deep and 160 metres wide, separating the southern part of the atoll in the west, south of passage Te Ava Papa and the still more northerly islet of Fuafatu, and north of the islet of Vasafua.[4]


Coordinates: 8°34′S 179°04′E / 8.567°S 179.067°E / -8.567; 179.067

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). p. 71. 
  3. ^ Kogatabu Funafuti Conservation Area
  4. ^ Admiralty Nautical Chart 2983 Tuvalu - Funafuti atoll. United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO).