June 21, 2021
Rainmaker Mountain in the National Park of American Samoa is a great mass of volcanic rocks extruded as molten magma during major episodes of volcanism, which created Tutuila island. It is one of the seven national natural landmarks located on opposite side of Pago Pago Harbor.
The National Park of American Samoa (NPAS) is located in the United States territory of American Samoa, distributed across three islands: Tutuila, Ofu, and Ta‘ū ... rising up to 3,280 feet from sea to sky. The park preserves and protects coral reefs, tropical rainforests, fruit bats, and the Samoan culture. Popular activities include hiking and snorkeling. Of the park's 8,257 acres, 2,500 acres is coral reefs and ocean. The park is the only American National Park Service system unit south of the equator.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.