Samoa!

By Tove' Fagan...

Landforms of the region!

Savai'i, Mauga Silisili, Upolu, and Mount Matavanu.

Bodies of water!

Virgin Cove, Piula Cove, and Mata Ole Alelo.

Plateaus

Lava.

Mountain Ranges

Mount Fito, 3,608 feet (elevation).

Plains

Hills & coastal.

Climates

Southern Hemisphere. Shores receive 100 inches of rain. It's tropical.

Plants & Animals

Samoan whistler, Samoan flycatcher, and flying foxes (bats).

Natural resources

Fish, hydropower. 24.38% is permanent crops.

History

50 years of independence.. The religion is one major thing in their country.

People & Languages

Population is 246,000. The language is Samoan.

Land use

They face a tough future.

Industry

Imports food, beverages and tuna canneries.

Mining

Mainly sand mining.

Imports

They trade with mainly Australia. Their import rate is not very high.

Exports

The economy is dependent on agricultural exports, their partners are Indonesia, Australia and Japan.

Education and Religion

Roman Catholicism, Judaism, and Islam. A major struggle in education.
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Traditions

Cooking food in a traditional underground fire, spending every weekend with the whole extend family no having big barbecues or feasts all day long.
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Current issues and Challenges

Tsunamis and health. The current issues is education.