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Elementary geography of the Samoan Islands and Tokelau

Fred Henry

Elementary geography of the Samoan Islands and Tokelau

by Fred Henry

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Published by Dept. of Education in Tutuila, American Samoa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tokelau -- Geography,
  • Samoan Islands -- Geography,
  • Tokelau -- History.,
  • Samoan Islands -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGeography of the Samoan Islands and Tokelau
    Statementby Brother Fred Henry.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19294114M

    American Samoa, unincorporated territory of the United States consisting of the eastern part of the Samoan archipelago, located in the south-central Pacific Ocean. The capital, Pago Pago, was a strategic naval base for the U.S. military (–51) but now serves as a commercial port of call. This book is quite factual and follows along well between Kramer's orignal text and Verhaaren's translation. It is a book that today determines geneology lines within the tribes of Samoa leading back to the original King. It is utilized in Samoan Lands and Titles court hearings to settle disputes of titles and ownership of family lands.5/5(1).

    The story of the islands and their people, from Ratu the ancient mariner, leading his people on a voyage of discovery, to the missionary Evan Surrey and his Samoan wife Nuanua, who overcome the deep seated prejudices of the Christian church to change the course of the religious and political histories of Samoa in the mid nineteenth century/5(29). Samoa (n.). 1. a group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific midway between Hawaii and Australia; its climate and scenery and Polynesian culture make it a popular tourist stop 2. a constitutional monarchy on the western part of the islands of Samoa in the South Pacific 3. A group of islands in the southwest central Pacific, divided into AMERICAN SAMOA and the INDEPENDENT STATE OF SAMOA Capital and largest city: Apia, 13°50′S °45′W . Samoa (/ s ə ˈ m oʊ ə /), officially the Independent State of Samoa (Samoan: Malo Saʻoloto Tutoʻatasi o Sāmoa; Samoan: Sāmoa, IPA:) and, until 4 July , known as Western Samoa, is a country consisting of two main islands, Savai'i and Upolu, and four smaller islands (Manono, Apolima, Fanuatapu, and Namua).The capital city is Lapita people discovered and settled the Samoan Capital and largest city: Apia, 13°50′S °45′W .

    Samoa consists of the islands of Savai'i and Upolu and several smaller islands, of which only Manono and Apolima are inhabited. The country, situated almost centrally both in the Pacific Ocean and among the South Sea islands, has a total land area of 2, sq km (1, sq mi), extending km (93 mi) ese – wnw and 39 km (24 mi) nne – ssw. It continued to administer the islands as a mandate and then as a trust territory until , when the islands became the first Polynesian nation to reestablish independence in the 20th century. The country dropped the "Western" from its name in In the late s, Samoa began making efforts to more closely align with Australia and New. Contact with Europeans began in the early 18th century. Jacob Roggeveen (–), a Dutchman, was the first known European to sight the Samoan islands in This visit was followed by French explorer Louis-Antoine de Bougainville (–), who named them the Navigator Islands in Contact was limited before the s which is when English Ethnic groups (): % Samoans, .


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Elementary geography of the Samoan Islands and Tokelau by Fred Henry Download PDF EPUB FB2

SyntaxTextGen not activatedThrough this Elementary Pdf & Cultures course, students experience a wondrous global journey within the pages of two God-honoring books, encountering places and people from around the world.

These full-color visually engaging books provide a dual purpose as an elementary curriculum and as valued reference tools. Passport to the World.Samoa: | | | |Independent State of Samoa|| | |Malo Sa World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.Ebook Samoan Islands are an archipelago covering 3, km 2 ebook, sq mi) in the central South Pacific, forming part of Polynesia and the wider region of Oceania.

Administratively, the archipelago comprises all of the Independent State of Samoa and most of American Samoa (apart from Swains Island, which is geographically part of the Tokelau Islands). The nearest land masses of the two Samoan jurisdictions .