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Sakalua is an islet of Nukufetau, Tuvalu. In the 19th century whalers established a shore camp on Sakalua where coal was used to melt down the whale blubber. The islet has been known as 'Coal Island'.
The island has a large colony of terns.
- Map of Nukufetau Atoll. Tuvaluislands.com.
- Simati Faanin, Hugh Laracy (ed.) (1983). "Chapter 16 – Travellers and Workers". Tuvalu: A History. Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific and Government of Tuvalu. p. 122.
- British Admiralty Nautical Chart 766 Ellice Islands (1893 ed.). United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO). 21 March 1872.
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