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ID: 7005667
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005667

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of American Samoa (dependent state)  American Samoa (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 14 19 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -14.3167  decimal degrees
Long: 170 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -170.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises eastern Samoa Islands; aboriginal inhabitants are Polynesians closely related to peoples of Hawaii, Tahiti, Tonga, and New Zealand; was ruled by native chiefs until claim to islands was disputed by Britain, Germany and the United States in the 19th century; languages are English and Samoan (Malayo-Polynesian).

Names:
American Samoa (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Samoa (C,V,English,U,N)
Territory of American Samoa (C,V,English,U,N)
Amerika Sāmoa (C,O,Samoan-P,U,N)
Sāmoa Amelika (C,V,Samoan,U,N)
Amerikaans Samoa (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Amerikanisch-Samoa (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Samoa Americana (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Samoa américaines (C,O,French-P,U,N)
ASM (C,O,ISO3L)
AS (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO016 (C,O,ISO3N)
Eastern Samoa (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of American Samoa (dependent state)  ........  American Samoa (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of American Samoa (dependent state)  ............  American Samoa (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Samoa Islands (island group)  ........  Samoa Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of American Samoa (dependent state)  ............  American Samoa (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  of United States since 1899, Swains Island was annexed in 1925
primary political unit (C)
island group (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Pago Pago .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, American Samoa) [7005921]

Sources and Contributors:
American Samoa..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
.............................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 20
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:28
.............................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 25 September 2007
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 334-335
.............................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 10
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 10
.............................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-4
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Amerikaans Samoa..........  [VP]
.............................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 22
Amerikanisch-Samoa..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Amerika Sāmoa..........  [VP]
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
AS..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996)
ASM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 763
Eastern Samoa..........  [VP]
..........................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 336
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 44
ISO016..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
Samoa..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-151
Sāmoa Amelika..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Samoa américaines..........  [BHA, VP]
................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Samoa Americana..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Territory of American Samoa..........  [VP]
...............................................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 25 September 2007
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 20
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 28; 1:28
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 25 September 2007
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 334-335
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 22
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 763
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319; I-151
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 10
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 10
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 336
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-4
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 44
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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