Motuloa (Funafuti)

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Motuloa is an islet in the atoll of Funafuti,[1][2] Tuvalu.[3] Motu loa means long island.[4] It lies on the southeastern rim of the atoll and is 800 m long northeast-southwest, but only 50 m wide. It is only about 25 m southwest of Telele and can be reached by foot from it during low tide. The islet is densely vegetated.


  1. ^ Map of Funafuti. 
  2. ^ Admiralty Nautical Chart 2983 Tuvalu - Funafuti atoll. United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO). 
  3. ^ Lal, Andrick. South Pacific Sea Level & Climate Monitoring Project - Funafuti atoll (PDF). SPC Applied Geoscience and Technology Division (SOPAC Division of SPC). p. 64. 
  4. ^ Hedley, Charles (1896). General account of the Atoll of Funafuti (PDF). Australian Museum Memoir 3(2): 1–72. p. 17. 

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Coordinates: 8°38′28″S 179°05′12″E / 8.6412°S 179.0867°E / -8.6412; 179.0867