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enigmas of Easter Island

island on the edge

by John Flenley

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Easter Island,
  • Easter Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Prehistoric peoples -- Easter Island,
    • Sculpture, Prehistoric -- Easter Island,
    • Easter Island -- History,
    • Easter Island -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesEaster Island Earth Island.
      StatementJohn Flenley and Paul Bahn.
      ContributionsBahn, Paul G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF3169 .B34 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 256 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3704132M
      ISBN 100192803409
      LC Control Number2003271857
      OCLC/WorldCa51107589


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Despite sickness in the final years of his life, Dos Passos presses on for adventure. He and his wife journey to Easter Island, where they explore the history behind the famous statues—called maois. “When I was a small boy,” Dos Passos says, “some kind person took me to the British Museum.

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The Enigmas of Easter Island. InJohn Flenley, a specialist of palynology (the study of spores and pollens), and archaeologist Paul Bahn published Easter Island, Earth book advanced the thesis that a man-made ecological catastrophe must have taken place on Easter Island - that flyspeck in the middle of the Pacific between Tahiti and the coast of Chile - since it was once.

Easter Island, Span. Isla de Pascua, Polynesian Rapa Nui, remote island ( pop. 2,), 66 sq mi ( sq km), in the South Pacific, c.2, mi (3, km) W of Chile, to which it belongs. Of volcanic origin, Easter Island is mostly covered with grasslands and is swept by strong trade winds. About half of the inhabitants are of Polynesian stock; the rest are mainly more recent settlers from.

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Moai / ˈ m oʊ. aɪ / (), or moꞌai (Spanish: moái, meaning "statue" in the local language), are monolithic human figures carved by the Rapa Nui people on Easter Island in eastern Polynesia between the years and Nearly half are still at Rano Raraku, the main moai quarry, but hundreds were transported from there and set on stone platforms called ahu around the island's perimeter.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.Easter Island (Rapa Nui: Rapa Nui, Spanish: Isla de Pascua) is an island and special territory of Chile in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle in Island is most famous for its nearly 1, extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early Rapa NuiUNESCO named Easter Island a World Heritage Site Country: Chile.