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Matafao Area

Matafao Shore Protection Project is located on the north side of Pago Pago on the island of Tutuila, American Samoa. The project was authorized under Section 103a of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1962 and Section 14 of the Flood Control Act of 1946 and was completed in 1984 at a cost of $126,000 (Federal funds).

The project consists of a 430-foot-long rock revetment with a crest elevation of +9.5 feet mean sea level with a slope of 1 vertical to 2 horizontal.