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Introduction Geography and Environment American Samoa Water Quality

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Introduction

American Samoa, a U.S. territory, comprises seven volcanic islands in the South Pacific Ocean 4700 km (2600 miles) southwest of Hawaii.

Tutuila Island accounts for 74% of the total area of 197 sq km (76.1 sq mi) and 97% of the 60,000 population, which grows at an average rate of 3.7%.

The climate is humid tropical with little seasonal variation in temperature and an average annual rainfall of 3500 mm, generally from November to April.

Tutuila
View PDF of American Samoa: Environmental trends in 2004, by Peter Craig.
View PDF map of Ofu & Olosega Islands, American Samoa
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View PDF map of Tutuila Island, American Samoa

 
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