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Easter Island is a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle. Easter Island is famous for its 887 ...

Economy - Easter Island - Countries and Their Cultures

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Economy - Easter Island Oceania. ... Prior to 1862, Easter Islanders subsisted mainly on cultivated crops, with sweet potatoes being the most important. Taro ...

Easter Island - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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It was annexed by Chile in the late 19th century and now maintains an economy based largely on tourism. Easter Island's most dramatic claim to fame is an array  ...

Easter Island - New World Encyclopedia

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Easter Island has moved from a Polynesian economy, based on ... Chile threatens to alter the Polynesian identity of the island.

Rapa Nui on the Verge: Easter Island's Struggles with Integration ...

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Sep 19, 2012 ... Rapa Nui (Easter Island, Chile), though previously shrouded in ... can sustainably manage environmental, cultural, and economic resources.

Easter Island issues Chile with independence threat | World news ...

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Jan 15, 2013 ... Easter Island, a Pacific paradise only 164 sq km in size, has seen ... "We do not reject tourism, which accounts for 80% of our economy," says ...

Easter Island Facts, Capital City, Currency, Flag, Language ...

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Easter Island flag, facts, capital city, currency, language, landforms, land statistics , largest cities, population, statehood, symbols and more - by worldatlas.com.

Easter Island Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about Easter Island at Encyclopedia.com. ... were converted to Roman Catholicism, with many of the economic and social ...

Easter Island's Monumental Garbage Problem | Smart News ...

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Apr 22, 2014 ... A trash dump outside of the capitol of Easter Island, pictured in 2011 (Randy ... Tourism is the cornerstone of the local economy, so getting rid of ...

The Lessons of Easter Island - eco-action org

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The history of the demise of Easter Island society is a grim warning to the world.

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Easter Island | island, Chile | Britannica.com

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The first European visitors, the Dutch, named it Paaseiland (“Easter Island”) in .... chicken raising, and coastal fishing, the island has shifted to a cash economy ...

Facts About Rapa Nui (Easter Island) - Easter Island Statue Project

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Apr 17, 2009 ... Map showing the location of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) within the Pacific ... statues (moai), were the driving economic forces in food production, ...

Easter Island facts and information - Easter Island Travel

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Easter Island is a unique jewel of mystery in the vast Pacific Ocean. ... Rapa Nui is seen as an exclusive place to live, and the economic situation is considerably ...