Who discovered Samoa?


Who discovered Samoa?


Samoa, which was called Western Samoa until 1997, is an island country located in the South Pacific Ocean. In 2016, it was home to just under 196,000 people.

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The first European explorer who is known to have seen Samoa was Jacob Roggeveen in 1722. Rogeveen is also credited with discovering Easter Island,...

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Samoa Lesson for Kids: Facts & History
Samoa Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

from Social Studies for Kids

Chapter 20 / Lesson 140

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