National Park of American Samoa
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American Samoa is a volcanic archipelago of five islands located 14 degrees south of the equator. This is the southernmost territory of the United States, and is not to be confused with Western Samoa, 50 miles to (you guessed it) the west. The latter has strong cultural ties to American Samoa but is an independent nation.
Samoa is strikingly beautiful in its physical geography, with steep, verdant cliffs dropping to the sea, their bases surrounded by mixes of cobble and white-sand beaches. The coral communities that fringe the islands are far more diverse than those in the Caribbean basin.