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Description: The Physical Map of Samoa showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.

Samoa Facts and Country Information...

The islands of Samoa lie in the South Pacific Ocean in the region known as Polynesia. The group consists of two main islands and 8 smaller independent ones. The country lies between 13.35 degrees south latitude and 172.20 degrees west longitude. The total area covered by the islands measures in at 2,944 square kilometers of which only 10 square kilometers is water and rest is all land. The coastline is 403 kilometers long. The highest point on the islands is known as Mauga Silisili and it is 1857 meters above sea level. The lowest point however rests at mean sea level on the Pacific Ocean.

The main islands are volcanic in nature and have narrow coastlines with rocky peaks inland. The climate is mostly tropical with distinct dry and wet seasons. 21% of the entire land area is considered as arable and suitable for crops.

The islands also have two major volcanoes known as Savai’I and Upolu. The Savai’I volcano has erupted once in the last century. The country has no permanent lakes or rivers as they only flood and flow during the rainy season. The territorial sea claim of the country reaches 12 nautical miles off shore. The islands also have many hardwood forests.

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