1. Easter Island (Rapa Nui) & Moai Statues - Live Science


    The famed Easter Island heads are massive carvings that ring the island of Rapa Nui. The purpose of these statues is a mystery.

  2. Easter Island - Wikipedia


    Easter Island map showing Terevaka, Poike, Rano Kau, Motu Nui, Orongo, and Mataveri; major ahus are marked with moai

  3. Easter Island - Ten Geographic Facts - About.com Education


    11/30/2016 · Easter Island, also called Rapa Nui, is a small island located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean that is considered a special territory of Chile.

  4. New Photos Reveal Giant Easter Island Moai Statues are ...


    New images from the 2012 excavation of Easter Island’s iconic statues reveal the renowned heads are not only connected to giant bodies, but the bodies are covered ...

  5. Easter Island: Why Are There Giant Statues on a Mysterious ...


    Rapa Nui. Easter Island (Rapa Nui in Polynesian) is a Chilean island in the southern Pacific Ocean famous for it’s stone head statues called Moai.

  6. Easter Island - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


    Find out more about the history of Easter Island, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

  7. Easter Island: Trip of a Lifetime - Telegraph


    The monolithic statues of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) called moai are sublimely beautiful works of art. Tall figures carved out of volcanic rock between the 11th and ...

  8. Easter Island - New World Encyclopedia


    Easter Island, known in the native language as "Rapa Nui" ("Big Rapa") or "Isla de Pascua" in Spanish, is an island in the south Pacific Ocean belonging to Chile.

  9. The Mystery of Easter Island | People & Places | Smithsonian


    The Mystery of Easter Island New findings rekindle old debates about when the first people arrived and why their civilization collapsed

  10. View of Easter Island Disaster All Wrong, Researchers Say


    Some of Easter Island's famous stone Moai statues stood more than 30 feet high and weighed up to 82 tons. Credit: Terry Hunt/University of Hawaii, Manoa The first ...