National Geographic : 1938 Sep
Photograph byChris Olsen INTO LANDLOCKED PAGO PAGO SAILED THE "ZACA," LADEN WITH CORAL TREASURE FROMTHE SEA GARDEN OFTONGAREVA Five days out from the island, the author's expedition reached this port on the eastern end of Tutuila, AmericanSamoa. Towers oftheUnited States Naval Station rise high above the barracks, hospital, school, and dwellings. The harbor is the crater of an ancient volcano, flooded by thesea. Dr. Miner and his assistants explored the green mountains and the shore. U. S. sailors helped pack the coral shipment, weighing ten and a half tons, whichwas sent toNew York byliner.