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UNESCO World Heritage Site - Rapa Nui
Easter Island (Rapa Nui) is the most isolated island on Earth. It is 2,000km from the nearest spec of land. Famed for its stone heads, or maoi, it is one of the wonders of the world. This photo is of the only maoi on Easter Island to be restored with the white coral eyes. The eyes were discovered after a toppled maoi was moved and the eyes found underneath. All upright maoi on the island, save for those found still intact at the quarry, have been restored since 1950.

UNESCO World Heritage Site - Rapa Nui

Easter Island (Rapa Nui) is the most isolated island on Earth. It is 2,000km from the nearest spec of land. Famed for its stone heads, or maoi, it is one of the wonders of the world. This photo is of the only maoi on Easter Island to be restored with the white coral eyes. The eyes were discovered after a toppled maoi was moved and the eyes found underneath. All upright maoi on the island, save for those found still intact at the quarry, have been restored since 1950.