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Pago Pago

(päng`ō päng`ō, päng`gō päng`gō), town (1990 pop. 10,640) and capital 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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, on the Southern shore of TutuilaTutuila
, island (2010 pop. 54,359), 52 sq mi (135 sq km), largest island of American Samoa. The capital and principal harbor is Pago Pago. The island has a rugged eastern area, with a plain in the southwest.
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 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. From 1878 to 1951 it was a coaling and repair station for the U.S. navy. The 2009 tsunami devastated parts of the city. Just south of the town is the Pago Pago International Airport.

Pago Pago

 

(Pango Pango), a city and the capital of American Samoa (a US possession). Situated on Tutuila Island. Population, 2,500 (1970). A seaport, Pago Pago exports primarily copra and canned tuna. It has a fish cannery.

Pago Pago

capital of American Samoa in South Pacific; thought of as a remote spot. [Geography: Misc.]

Pago Pago

a port in American Samoa, on SE Tutuila Island. Pop.: 4278 (2000)
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The O3b service will provide a highly reliable, low latency link for passing critically important weather information between the NSWO in Pago Pago and the NWS headquarters Office on Ford Island in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Barbara Lawrence from Llanbedrog, near Pwllheli (pictured inset right) has told of her relief after her daughter Alice (left) survived the tsunami that hit Pago Pago in American Samoa.
Yachtsman Wayne Hodgins, who has in Pago Pago harbour, said he had heard of people being swept away.
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whose spelling is tautological--are of two kinds: terms such as froufrou and Pago Pago, which were fashioned from two or more identical subunits, and terms such as hotshots and valval, which were not.
YouAEre too young to remember, but twenty-some years ago, aboard a flight to Rawalpindi, I took over the controls of a 747 whose crew was incapacitated by bad sushi and yours truly landed the craft at Pago Pago despite no pilot training and poor sense of spatial relationships and I swam through shark-infested waters with a rope in my teeth that enabled a tug to tow the plane past the reef and into safe harbour.