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Easter Island - Wikipedia


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


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

Easter Island - New World Encyclopedia


Easter Island has moved from a Polynesian economy, based on cultivating sweet potato, raising chickens, and coastal fishing, to a ...

Easter Island | island, Chile | Britannica.com


Feb 7, 2012 ... Easter Island, Spanish Isla de Pascua, also called Rapa Nui .... and coastal fishing, the island has shifted to a cash economy based on tourism.

The Lessons of Easter Island - eco-action org


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

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


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

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


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

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


Apr 17, 2009 ... Map showing the location of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) within the Pacific Ocean ... tuna and other large fish important to the Rapa Nui economy.

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


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 ...

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


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

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Easter Island - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


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 facts and information - Easter Island Travel


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 ...

Trouble in paradise for Chile's Easter Island - BBC News - BBC.com


Apr 18, 2014 ... The BBC's Gideon Long reports from Easter Island on the array of problems facing the remote Chilean outpost.