• Fa'asamoa

    National Park of American Samoa

    American Samoa

NPS Focus

Two classic studies of the National Park System.
Two classic studies of the National Park System.
NPS photo.

A rich online resource for National Park Service materials is the National Park History site.

References include:

Albright, Horace M. 1985. The Birth of the National Park Service, The Founding Years. Howe Bros., Chicago.

Boslough, John and John Gattuso. 1996. America’s National Parks. Publications International, Ltd.

Huth, Hans. 1957. Nature and the American. Univ. of Nebraska Press, Lincoln

Ise, John. 1961. Our National Park Policy, a Critical History. Published for Resources for the Future, Inc. by the Johns Hopkins Press

Leopold, Aldo. 1949. A Sand County Almanac. Oxford University Press.

Shankland, Robert. 1951. Steve Mather and the National Parks. Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Tilden, Freeman. 1955. The National Parks, What they Mean to You and Me. Alfred A. Knopf

Udall, Stewart L. 1965. The Quiet Crisis. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York.

Did You Know?

Rainy and cloudy conditions in American Samoa.

The climate in American Samoa is hot and humid with rain year-round. High temperatures are 82-86 degrees F / 28-30 degrees C with between 90 and 300 inches (2,286 mm and 7,620 mm) of rain per year.