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American Samoa

LC control no.n 79145002
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingAmerican Samoa
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Geographic subdivision usageAmerican Samoa
Variant(s)Amerika Samoa
Amerikaans Samoa
AS (American Samoa)
ASM (American Samoa)
Eastern Samoa
Ostsamoa Samoa
Sāmoa Amelika
Samoa américaines
Samoa Americana
Samoa (U.S.)
Samoainseln (U.S.)
Territory of American Samoa
See alsoSamoa (1873-1899)
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Other standard no.Q16641
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeSamoan Islands
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Found inIts American Samoa, a general ... 1913. (American Samoa; 14°20ʹS, 170°00ʹW)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (civil; 14°20ʹ00ʺS 170°00ʹ00ʺW)
Wikipedia, viewed Feb. 21, 2012: Samoa entry (The Tripartite Convention of 1899 partitioned the Samoan Islands into 2 parts: the eastern island group became a U.S. territory (American Samoa); the western islands became a German colony, known initially as German Samoa, later as Western Samoa)
German National Library GND, May 26, 2018 (Amerikanisch-Samoa; variants: Samoainseln (Ost); American Samoa (GKD); Ostsamoa Samoa (USA); Samoa (Amerikanisch-Samoa); Territory of American Samoa; Amerika Samoa; Amerikanisch Samoa)
GNIS, May 26, 2018 (Territory of American Samoa; An unincorporated and unorganized territory of the US; administered by the Office of Insular Affairs, US Department of the Interior. Includes three districts (Eastern District, Western District, and Manu'a Island), and two islands (Rose Island and Swains Island); variants: American Samoa; Amerika Samoa; Eastern Samoa; Samoa Americana)
Getty thesaurus of geographic names online, May 26, 2018 (American Samoa; variants: Samoa; Territory of American Samoa; Amerika Sāmoa; Sāmoa Amelika; Amerikaans Samoa; Amerikanisch-Samoa; Samoa Americana; Samoa américaines; ASM; AS; Eastern Samoa)
Britannica online, June 9, 2020 (American Samoa, officially Territory of American Samoa, unincorporated territory of the United States consisting of the eastern part of the Samoan archipelago, located in the south-central Pacific Ocean; The territory, which is part of Polynesia, includes the six Samoan islands east of the 171° W meridian)
Not found inGEOnet, June 2, 2005
Geographic area codepoas--- AS ASM US-AS
Invalid LCCNsh 94001322