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Alofaaga Blowholes (Taga Blowholes)

One of Alofaaga Blowholes
One of Alofaaga Blowholes./ Simon Clancy, Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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Some of the most powerful blowholes in the world, water fountains rise up to 30 m high. These blowholes exist thanks to a system of lava tubes, which reach the ocean here. Local tourist guides put the coconuts in the holes and they are blasted high in the air.

4.2 out of 10 stars 42.3%

GPS coordinates
13.80184 S 172.52187 W
Location, address
Australia and Oceania, Polynesia, Samoa, Palauli, Savai’i

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