Mysterious Stone Statues - Far out in the pacific, along the slopes of Easter Island, stands a strange sight. Giant stone heads peer out across the landscape. Hundreds more lie knocked down all across the
island. The Island's early inhabitants carved these statues which weigh up to 90 tons, out of the side of a volcano. How they moved the statues many miles to their present locations, however, is a mystery that may never be solved. In 1995, UNESCO named Easter Island as a World Heritage Site, with much of the island protected by Rapa Nui National Park.

Rapa Nui people 
The Rapa Nui people are believed to be the group of people who carved the moai statues in Easter Island, they are the aboriginal Polynesian inhabitants of Easter Island.

Where is Easter Island located 
Easter Island is an island located in the Southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle in Oceania. It is an island that is governed as a territory of Chilean government as part of Valparaiso region. Easter Island is sometimes considered as part of Insular Chile. The Island is one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world.


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