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In Samoa, a stone or earth structure about 2 meters high and 10-15 meters in diameter, with jutting arms; likely religious structures. By 300 BC, Western Samoa had sizable but nonnucleated, settlements, with house and ritual mounds and agricultural terraces, including unique star-shaped mounds and the largest surviving mound in Polynesia, Pulemelei (Palauli district, Savai'i).