SIZE : 13,500 total acres
(9,500 land acres and 4,000 marine acres—mostly coral reefs).
STAFFING : 25 employees (permanent, term, and seasonal), 37 American Conservation Experience (ACE), 1 volunteer, and 24 firefighters.
VISITATION: About 5,000 annually.
Did You Know?
American Samoa, the only U.S. territory south of the Equator, consists of 10 rugged, highly eroded volcanic islands (five inhabited) and two coral atolls (one inhabited). The land area of the territory is 76 square miles.