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Easter Island vintage photo
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Comment icon #10 Posted by m4ever on 5 November, 2004, 16:30
To me, these are one of the greatest mysteries.
Comment icon #9 Posted by captainzaggis on 21 December, 2004, 0:08
I agree. Where is Easter Island?
Comment icon #8 Posted by usuario mx on 6 January, 2005, 5:31
Interesting!
Comment icon #7 Posted by sizzler on 6 May, 2005, 20:53
fantastic but NO great mystry. Our ancestors built Stone henge, Nelsons Column etc, They just didn't use all the trees on our Island!
Comment icon #6 Posted by raeviper777 on 11 August, 2005, 8:59
rockified wood? sorry forgot the word...start with a p or something. thats an interesting idea
Comment icon #5 Posted by sabertooth tiger on 6 October, 2005, 4:29
Nice & interesting work.
Comment icon #4 Posted by little raven on 24 February, 2006, 18:36
Easter Is. is off the chile coast, If I remember reading right, one of the main theories about these statues is that they were built to protect the Island, but I'm not too sure.
Comment icon #3 Posted by kaine on 24 May, 2006, 17:54
When the Easter Island was found by explorers the Island was uninhabited by anything...other than some animals. No one can explain how the gigantic statues could have been made and then transported... This is a really interensting mystery.
Comment icon #2 Posted by spartan90 on 13 July, 2006, 11:18
i think that Easter Island was once part of another large piece of land...such as Atlantis perhaps or even the Lemuria...who knowz
Comment icon #1 Posted by debunkster on 25 July, 2007, 17:20
The island had thousands of inhabitants when the first Dutch, Spanish and English ships arrived in the 1700s. There are multiple models of how the statues could have been made and transported, sometimes using the palm trees that used to grow there as rollers. The population that built the statues is believed to have been much, much larger, possibly overpopulation resulted in famine and decline.


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