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Fatato is an uninhabited islet (motu) of Funafuti, Tuvalu.[1] In 2002 the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) chose this island for a systematic study of its coast in relation to the impact of global climate change on atolls.[2] The islet can be accessed by foot with a 20-30 minute walk from Fongafale across the reef at low tide.[2]

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  1. ^ Admiralty Nautical Chart 2983 Tuvalu - Funafuti atoll. United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO).
  2. ^ a b "Final Activity Report For APN Project 2002 - 16 Atoll Island Change and Linkages to Sea-level Variations in Oceania" (PDF). APN. February 2003. Retrieved 15 January 2021.

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Coordinates: 8°32′52″S 179°09′42″E / 8.54778°S 179.16167°E / -8.54778; 179.16167