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Avalau is an islet within the atoll of Funafuti, Tuvalu.[1][2] Charles Hedley described Avalau in 1896 "this islet is said to possess a spring of fresh water".[3]


  1. ^ Map of Funafuti. Tuvaluislands.com. 
  2. ^ Admiralty Nautical Chart 2983 Tuvalu - Funafuti atoll. United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO). 
  3. ^ Hedley, Charles (1896). General account of the Atoll of Funafuti (PDF). Australian Museum Memoir 3(2): 1–72. p. 17. 

Coordinates: 8°38′23″S 179°04′29″E / 8.6396°S 179.0748°E / -8.6396; 179.0748