Easter inhabitants, early settlers carved over 900 statues called moai (only 3 shown here with a zoom lens), the settlers also began cutting down the islands trees and shrubs leaving the island hauntingly empty.
Behold the statues of the Easter Island, Chile. In the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle. Easter Island has 887 of these extant monumental statues, created by the early Rapa Nui people.
Easter Island, Chile Easter Island is one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world. Its silent stone figures are a monument to the seafaring skills and unique culture of ancient Polynesian peoples.