AMERICAN SAMOA SITE INFORMATION

SITE INFORMATION

Site Number: 91
Current Site Name: AMERICAN SAMOA
Other Site Name:
Location: AMERICAN SAMOA
Geographic Region: PACIFIC
Tectonic Plate: PACIFIC

Primary Scientific Purposes: MEASURE CRUSTAL PLATE MOTION.

Site Description: SITE IS LOCATED ON THE ISLAND OF TULUILA OF AMERICAN SAMOA. IT IS IN THE VICINITY OF THE PAGO PAGO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT APPROXIMATELY ONE MILE SOUTHWEST OF THE AIRPORT TERMINAL ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE ROAD ON F.A.A. LAND. THE MONUMENTED PAD AT THE SITE IS COMPATIBLE FOR MOBLAS SYSTEMS. NO FACILIT IES ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE AT SITE.

Site Topo Map: NONE

GEOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Geological Province: NONE

Local Geology: TUTUILA ISLAND CONSISTS OF FIVE PRINCIPLE VOLCANIC CENTERS WHICH ARE COMPOSED PRIMARILY OF BASALTS WITH AN OVERLAY OF TRACHYTES.

Comments: SITE IS NOW INACTIVE.

MONUMENT INFORMATION

Site Number: 91
Current Site Name: AMERICAN SAMOA
Location: AMERICAN SAMOA
Number of Observing Monuments: 1
Surveyed into National Network? NO

Monument Number: 7096
Type of Monument:
Monument Inscription: NASA MOBILE LASER STA 7096
Systems Using Monument: MOBLAS

Latitude: S 14 20' 25.3652"
Longitude: E 189 16' 34.9344"
Elevation: 15.295 meters
Height Above Ellipsoid: meters
Survey Source/Date: NASA/ GSFC / 01-JUL-79
Datum/Ellipsoid: AMERICAN SAMOA / CLARKE 1866

Comments: NONE

Differential Coordinates FROM Observing Monument 7096 TO Reference Monuments and Other Observing Monuments

Data Source:

Differential Coordinates

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Number         Monument Inscription              X           Y           Z

X, Y, Z Differential Coordinate Information Not Available

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Number         Monument Inscription            North        East         Up

North, East, Up Differential Coordinate Information Not Available

AMERICAN SAMOA SITE SKETCH

PREVIOUS OCCUPATION INFORMATION

Site Number: 91
Current Site Name: AMERICAN SAMOA
Location: AMERICAN SAMOA

SLR OCCUPATIONS

Monument    Occupying    Occupation    Starting      Ending
 Number       System     Designator      Date         Date

  7096       MOBLAS-6     70960601     10-JUN-79    14-NOV-80

VLBI OCCUPATIONS

Monument    Occupying    Occupation    Starting      Ending
 Number       System     Designator      Date         Date

No Previous Occupations