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September 27, 2013 3:46 PM

Easter Island, remote and magical, is alive and changing

Easter Island certainly has an intriguing heritage that needs to be preserved for posterity. It remains a mystery how humans came to set up the world’s most remote settlement. And how its 397 giant stone statues came to be created.

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