American Samoa

Title

American Samoa

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Author Faculty (Discipline)

Theology

Document Type

Encyclopedia Entry

Publication Date

7-1-2020

Encyclopedia Title

Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists

ISSN

2690-8514

Keywords

American Samoa

Abstract

American Samoa is located in the south-central Pacific Ocean approximately 1,600 miles (2,600 kilometers) northeast of New Zealand and 2,200 miles (3,500 kilometers) southwest of Hawaii. American Samoa includes the inhabited islands of TutuilaTau, Olosega, Ofu, and Aunuu. Swains Island an inhabited coral atoll about 280 miles (450 kilometers) northwest of Tutuila, was made a part of American Samoa in 1925. The capital of American Samoa is Pago Pago on the island of Tutuila.

Disciplines

Religion

ANZSRC / FoR Code

169999 Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified

Reportable Items

B1

Field of Education

09 Society and Culture

Staff Classification

Conjoint

Peer Review

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Avondale Research Centre

Scripture, Spirituality and Society Research Centre

American Samoa

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