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Ta'u Destination Guide

Explore Ta'u in American Samoa.

Ta'u in the region of Manu'a is a town in American Samoa - some 80 mi (or 128 km) East of Pago Pago, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Ta'u in American Samoa

Current time in Ta'u is now 01:14 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Pago Pago" with an UTC offset of -11 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Apia, Fiti'uta, Sili, Faiava, Leusoali'i or Pago Pago. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Si'ufaga, Ta'u, Faga, Faleasao, Fusi and Luma. We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Al's Spot

00:50 min ( October 12, 2009 by inelegy)
Views: 786 - Rating: 5/5

Using landmarks I point out a great snorkeling location on Olosega Island, American Samoa. For use with the snorkeling guide at vaotolodge.com

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Interesting facts about this location

Manu'a

Manuʻa, or the Manuʻa Islands Group, in the Samoan Islands, consists of three main islands: Taʻu, Ofu and Olosega. The islands are located some 110 km (70 mi) east of Tutuila and are a part of American Samoa. Politically, the islands form the Manu'a District, one of the three administrative divisions of American Samoa.

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Located at -14.23, -169.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Islands of American Samoa

Tau, American Samoa

Ta‘ū is the largest island in the Manu‘a Group and the easternmost volcanic island of the Samoan Islands. Ta‘ū is part of American Samoa. In the early 19th century, the island was sometimes called Opoun. The island is the eroded remnant of a "hotspot" shield volcano with a caldera complex or collapse feature (Liu Bench) on the south face. The summit of the island, called Lata Mountain, is at an elevation of 931 metres, making it the highest point in American Samoa.

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Located at -14.23, -169.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Islands of American Samoa, Mountains of American Samoa, Shield volcanoes, Volcanoes of American Samoa

Fitiuta Airport

Fitiuta Airport is a public airport located in Fiti‘uta, a village on the island of Ta‘ū in American Samoa, an unincorporated territory of the United States. Fitiuta Airport replaces [[Tau Airport] previously located in the village of Tau. Tau Airport was officially deactivated after the construction and activation of Fitiuta Airport. The airport is owned by Government of American Samoa. |Tau Airport] previously located in the village of Tau.

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Located at -14.23, -169.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
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Fitiuta, American Samoa

Fitiuta, also known as Fiti‘uta, is a town on the northeast coast of Ta‘ū island, one of the Manu‘a Islands in American Samoa. According to the US Census of 2000, Fitiuta had a population of 358, down from 454 in 1990. The town has two shops, a hotel and a church, which was recently built. The only airport on the island of Ta‘ū resides in Fitiuta.

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Located at -14.23, -169.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
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Ofu-Olosega

Ofu and Olosega are parts of a volcanic doublet in the Manu‘a Group of the Samoan Islands—part of American Samoa. The twin islands, formed from shield volcanoes, have a combined length of 6km. They are geographic volcanic remnants separated by the narrow 137m wide Asaga strait, a natural bridge of shallow coral reef. Before 1970, one had to wade between the two islands at low tide; now a single-lane road bridge over the strait connects villages on Ofu island with those on Olosega.

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Located at -14.23, -169.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Islands of American Samoa, Mountains of American Samoa, Shield volcanoes, Volcanoes of American Samoa