Tutuila


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Tutuila

(to͞oto͞oē`lä), island (2010 pop. 54,359), 52 sq mi (135 sq km), largest island of American SamoaAmerican Samoa,
officially Territory of American Samoa, unincorporated territory of the United States (2010 pop. 55,519), comprising the eastern half of the Samoa island chain in the South Pacific.
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. The capital and principal harbor is Pago PagoPago Pago
, town (1990 pop. 10,640) and capital of American Samoa, on the Southern shore of Tutuila island. Pago Pago has an excellent, landlocked harbor and is the only port of call in American Samoa. Tourism and tuna canning are important industries.
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. The island has a rugged eastern area, with a plain in the southwest. Near the center is Matafao Peak (2,141 ft/653 m), the highest point on Tutuila. Copra, canned fish, and handicrafts are the island's chief products.

Tutuila

the largest island of American Samoa, in the SW Pacific. Chief town and port: Pago Pago. Pop.: 55 876 (2000). Area: 135 sq. km (52 sq. miles)
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Better option is a beach-facing fale (Samoan house), such as those available at Tisa's Barefoot Bar on Tutuila.
On Tutuila, the main island, you can use local, unscheduled "agia" buses, taxis or rent a car.
Upon arrival on Tutuila in September 2013, the Michels team started a dual mission of staging a one-acre, fenced yard in the village of Tafuna and navigating American Samoa's culture, both essential to being able begin construction in the coming new year.
Second, this assessment covered only Tutuila Island, excluding the other four islands and two atolls; however, Tutuila Island accounts for >95% of the American Samoa population.
That was in the 20th minute, and eight minutes later, Scorpions got into bonus point territory after Tutuila again took no prisoners for his second try of the game.
The Scorpions continued to crank up the pressure as Tutuila provided another converted try eight minutes later as they chased a remarkable point.
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territory's main island of Tutuila when the accident happened earlier this week.
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weddi to be abundant on calm, shallow backreef waters at Fatumafuti Rock near Pago Pago, on the island of Tutuila in American Samoa, but no adults were captured at this locality despite several hours of effort at low tide.
Although often true, it can be misleading, for instance, high- elevation Ta'u supports almost as many species as lower Tutuila despite being an order of magnitude smaller (Table 1).