Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointMauga Silisili (1858 m/6096 ft)
CountriesSamoa (91%), American Samoa (6%), Wallis and Futuna (3%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area3,155 sq km / 1,218 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent640 km / 398 mi North-South
1,350 km / 839 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long13° 37' S; 172° 29' W
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Map of Samoa
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Samoa.
PolynesiaLevel 2 (Parent)
         HawaiiLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central PolynesiaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         SamoaLevel 3
         Southern PolynesiaLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Samoa

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mauga Silisili18586096 
2.Mount Fito11133652 
3.Lata Mountain9663169 
4.Olomatimu Crater792+2600+ 
5.Mount Matavanu7082323 
6.Matafao Peak6532142 
8.Leele Mountain5281732 
9.North Pioa Mountain5241718 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Samoa

Lata Mountain
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Lata summit (R) from NPS antenna site Photo by Reid Larson.
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