back button photo of ridge surrounding Fagatele Bay

72 dpi image

Steep ridges, primarily composed of basaltic rocks formed by lava flows, make Fagatele Bay relatively inaccessible by land. Manautuloa Ridge, shown in the distance, bounds the eastern side of the bay and is over 200 feet high.
(This copyrighted image is used by permission of the photographer and not intended for any type of commercial/non-profit use. Please contact Kip Evans at for more information.)

NOAA logo Revised January 12, 2006 by Sanctuaries Web Group
Many links leave the National Marine Sanctuary Web Site - please view our Link Disclaimer for more information
National Ocean Service | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration | Privacy Policy | Contact Us