Thursday, 30 April 2009

when were the easter island bodies discovered

For our second feature we've chosen to tell you a bit about the famous MOAI statues on 'Easter Island'. In 1722 a Dutch explorer, Jacob Roggeveen discovered the Island on Easter Day, hence the name. The early history about this island is controversial and... Carved by the Rapa Nui people, the majority of them from solidified volcanic ash, the Moai statues are human like figures with large heads and long bodies. Due to a Stone Age civilization the carvers made use...

on Easter Island.
on Easter Island.

Moai of Easter Island.
Moai of Easter Island.

Moai Statues, Easter Island
Moai Statues, Easter Island

Moai Ahu Tongariki, Easter
Moai Ahu Tongariki, Easter

It was Easter 1722.
It was Easter 1722.

(Note: visitors are prohibited
(Note: visitors are prohibited

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The tiny, windswept speck of land called Rapu Nui ,aka Easter Island ,continues to captivate a curious world long after its discovery by the Dutch West India company on Easter Sunday 1722. It's the... Among the numerous questions regarding Easter Island ,are the origin and the date of the first immigrants: the real discoverers.More than 1000... Although they're intact bodies, they're often called Easter Island 'heads' because they're 3/5 the size of the bodies. Climate...
when were the easter island bodies discovered

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