Easter Island is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle. A special territory of Chile that was annexed in 1888. In recent times the island has served as a warning of the cultural and environmental dangers of overexploitation. Easter Island is claimed to be the most remote inhabited island in the world.

Easter Island is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle. A special territory of Chile that was annexed in 1888. In recent times the island has served as a warning of the cultural and environmental dangers of overexploitation. Easter Island is claimed to be the most remote inhabited island in the world.

Petrohué Waterfalls with Osorno Volcano in the background, Los Lagos, Chile (by Souf!).

Petrohué Waterfalls with Osorno Volcano in the background, Los Lagos, Chile (by Souf!).

Silhouetted against the southern Milky Way and starry sky of Easter Island, are large statues, locally called Moais, remained from 13th to 15th century.

Silhouetted against the southern Milky Way and starry sky of Easter Island, are large statues, locally called Moais, remained from 13th to 15th century.

Moai on Anakena Beach - Easter Island, Chile

The Mystery of Easter Island

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