Delve into Alao in American Samoa
Alao in the region of Eastern District with its 508 residents is a city in American Samoa - some 9 mi or ( 15 km ) East of Pago Pago , the country's capital .
Current time in Alao is now 01:33 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Pago Pago " with a UTC offset of -11 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Apia, Utulei, Aua, Auasi, and Utumea East. While being here, make sure to check out Apia . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Alao ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
The New Improved Pacific Arts Festival video
Our original Pacific Arts Festival video was very compressed and not very good quality. As we have now found a fast link, here is a better version. Enjoy... ..
American Samoa - Flag Day 2009
Teaser trailer for an upcoming documentary project to include the US Territory of American Samoa among other Pacific Island, Alaskan Native, and Native American peoples.Copyright 2010. Wide Angle Stud ..
Tuna Purse Seiner
Off loading tuna in Samoa one fish at a time. This boat was loaded with Yellowfin and Skipjack aka Chunk light tuna. ..
Pago Pago Sail Away & Tugs
This is from Pacific Dawn sailing away from Pago Pago 27/3/09. The tugs and Pacific Dawn had a horn battle. Pago Pago is a very pretty place, the port was amazing. ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Eastern District, American Samoa
The Eastern District is one of the primary divisions of American Samoa. It consists of the eastern portion of Tutuila, American Samoa's largest island, plus the island of Aunu'u. The district has a land area of 67.027 km² (25.879 sq mi) and a 2000 census population of 23,441. It contains 34 villages plus a portion of Nu'uuli village. Among these are Pago Pago, Fagatogo, and Utulei.
Located at -14.27 -170.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Rainmaker Mountain (also known as North Pioa Mountain) is the name of a mountain located near Pago Pago, American Samoa on Tutuila Island. The mountain is a volcanic feature known as a trachyte plug. This means that it is a volcanic intrusion made of extrusive igneous rocks having alkali feldspar and minor mafic minerals as the main components and a fine-grained, generally porphyritic texture. The average annual rainfall on the mountain is around 200 inches (5 m).
Located at -14.28 -170.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
KSBS-FM is Samoa's first commercial FM radio station broadcasting a variety format including local Polynesian, oldies, easy listening music. KSBS-FM broadcasts religious programming on Sunday mornings as well as hourly news from BBC, NPR, VOA, Radio Australia and Radio New Zealand International. Licensed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to Pago Pago, American Samoa, it serves the general American Samoa area. Also known as "Island 92", KSBS-FM is owned by Samoa Technologies.
Located at -14.29 -170.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Pago Pago Harbor
Pago Pago Harbor is a large natural inlet in the central south coast of the island of Tutuila in American Samoa. The capital, Pago Pago is located on the inner reaches of the harbor, close to its northwesternmost point. A significant amount of debris and oil were dumped into Pago Pago Harbor in during the 2009 Samoa earthquake and ensuing tsunami, which devastated communities along the harbor's coastline, including Pago Pago.
Located at -14.28 -170.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Blunts Point Battery
Blunts Point Battery, also known as Blunts Point Naval Gun or Matautu Ridge Gun Site is a gun battery on Matautu Ridge near Pago Pago, American Samoa. It was part of the fortification of the Samoan Islands which took place after the attack on Pearl Harbor. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987. It has recently been restored and is in good condition. It is a rare example of a World War II Pacific coastal gun which remains in relatively pristine condition.
Located at -14.29 -170.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
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