1 edition of Reports on Easter Island. found in the catalog.
Reports on Easter Island.
|Contributions||Nógrády, G. L.|
|LC Classifications||RA558.E18 R46|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v. <1> :|
|LC Control Number||81456172|
Bill Whitaker finds out what lies 2 miles below Earth's surface, Scott Pelley goes hunting with eagles in Mongolia and Anderson Cooper reports on . The story of the "ecocide" and collapse of the civilization on Easter Island, or Rapa Nui in the native language, became very popular with the film "Rapa Nui" () and the book by American Author: David Bressan.
The Easter Island Foundation was originally founded to create a research library on Rapa Nui to house the collections of anthropologist William Mulloy and to encourage study and research about the island. The Foundation provides a forum for a variety of programs and activities designed to further knowledge about Easter Island and Oceania. Programs include a scholarship program that provides. It is exactly that religious holiday that gave Easter Island its name. It was discovered by Dutch travelers in the 18th century and, struggling to think of a name, the explorers gave it the name Easter Island as it was found on Easter Sunday. The name was given and has stuck ever since.
The previous reports were filed with the appropriate Chilean and Rapa Nui agencies and also provided to the general public on the Easter Island Statue Project web site (). This report deals with the continuing excavation of statue RR to the base and Square 4 of RR The journal serves as a forum for interdisciplinary scholarship in the humanities and social sciences on Easter Island and the Eastern Polynesian region. Each issue may include Research Articles, Research Reports, Commentaries or Dialogues, Book or Media Reviews and EIF News.
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View of Easter Island from space. The island is one of the most remote locations on Earth, being more than 3, km (2, mi) from the closest populations on Tahiti or Chile.
The island is perhaps most famous for the giant stone monoliths, known as moai, that have been placed along the coastline. The Rapa Nui Journal (RNJ) is the official, peer-reviewed journal, of the Easter Island Foundation (EIF).
The journal serves as a forum for interdisciplinary scholarship in the humanities and social sciences on Easter Island and the Eastern Polynesian region. Each issue may include Research Articles, Research Reports, Commentaries or Dialogues, Book or Media Reviews and EIF News. : Archaeology Of Easter Island Reports of the Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island and the East Pacific, Volume 1: Dust jacket has edge chips and wear to the top and bottom of its spine; the book itself is in very nice condition.
It is inscribed by EdwinJr., one of four archaeologists that went on the Edition: 1st Edition. An excellent informational book about Easter Island and its mysterious past.
Schort chapters break the book into easily managable sections. The vocabulary is appropriate for the intended age group. Factual information is clearly separated from theories. When applicable, multiple theories are /5(6).
Easter Island Free Essay, Term Paper and Book Report Imposing statues repel all, be it man or spirit, that threatens the land and it s people. These statues are just one of the aspects of Easter Island culture.
Geography Easter Island is the southeastern tip of the Polynesian triangle. Archaeology of Easter Island: Reports of the Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island and the East Pacific, Vol.
1 [Thor Heyerdahl, Edwin N. Ferndon, Jr.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Archaeology of Easter Island: Reports of the Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island and the East PacificManufacturer: Rand McNally Company / Monographs of the School of American Research and the Museum of New Mexico.
The story of Easter Island—home to the famous moai monoliths—is a tragic one. But depending on the individual you ask, the harbingers of its early demise aren’t always the same. (Newser) - A Finnish tourist is facing an imposing sentence for cracking an ear off one of Easter Island's ancient monoliths, the Guardian reports.
A local woman saw him snap the ear off the Archaeology of Easter Island. vol. s of the Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island and the East Pacific. Contributions by Thor Heyerdahl, Edwin N. Ferdon, Jr., William Mulloy, Arne Skjölsvold, and Carlyle S.
: Kenneth P. Emory. Few historical tales of ecological collapse have achieved the cultural resonance of that of Easter Island. In the conventional account, best popularised by Jared Diamond in his book ‘Collapse’, the islanders brought doom upon themselves by over-exploiting their limited environment, thereby providing a compelling analogy for modern times.
Yet recent archaeological work suggests that. As J.B. MacKinnon reports in his new book, The Once and Future World, archeologists examined ancient garbage heaps on Easter Island looking. Archaeologists have figured out a lot about the moai, the giant stone heads found on Rapa Nui or Easter Island, a tiny dot of land in the Pacific Author: Jason Daley.
The expedition published two large volumes of scientific reports (Reports of the Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island and the East Pacific) and Heyerdahl later added a third (The Art of Easter Island). Heyerdahl's popular book on the Awards: Mungo Park Medal ().
Our Tahiti to Easter Island expedition seeks to reveal as many wonders as possible during your weeks with us. Our hallmark is flexibility—allowing us to take advantage of events, like wildlife sightings, as they occur to give you the richest, most dimensional Range: $19, - $41, Noreast Com Fishing Reports – staten island fishing report.
The issue with staying right on the beach it’s expensive. Because the island is so big, we’ve got a great deal of beaches that are great for many activities that you might want to do.
Noreast Com Fishing Reports – Be certain to book well in advance if you’re planning to. Easter Island (Rapa Nui: Rapa Nui, Spanish: Isla de Pascua) is an island and special territory of Chile in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle in Island is most famous for its nearly 1, extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early Rapa NuiUNESCO named Easter Island a World Heritage Site Country: Chile.
For our three nights on Easter Island we decided to stay at Explora Rapa Nui, which is generally regarded as the best hotel on the ’s a full review of the experience.
Booking Explora Easter Island. This was my first stay at an Explora property, though I had heard of the brand before, as I’ve also been intrigued by their properties in the Atacama Desert, Patagonia, etc.
EIF’s best-selling guidebook, Easter Island, the Essential Guide. Kay Sanger, ISBN: ; Soft cover, pages, color photos with black & white illustrations, – $22 [#KS15] The most complete and up-to-date guidebook to Easter Island, this unique publication will provide readers with information about exploring the island, important sites to visit, history, archaeology.
Ten years ago, Jorge Alderete opened a book named Easter Island and its Mysteries by Steven Chauvet, and fell headfirst into an obsession with the enigmatic island that might never end. Easter island, or Rapanui as it’s known to the locals, is a small volcanic piece of land in the middle of the Pacific ocean, 3, kilometres away from the coast of Chile.
Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island and the East Pacific (). Reports of the Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island and the East Pacific.
Stockholm: Forum Pub. House ; Chicago, Distributed in United States by Rand McNally &. HOT OFF THE long-awaited updated guidebook:Easter Island, The Essential Guide, by Kay Kenady Sanger The most complete and up-to-date guidebook to Easter Island, this unique publication will provide readers with information about exploring the island, important sites to visit, history, archaeology and the Rapanui people, along with where to stay, play, eat and shop.Easter Island, The Essential Guide, by Kay Kenady Sanger Our best selling guidebook, updated and reprinted in Kay Sanger.
ISBN: ; Soft cover, pages, color photos with black & white illustrations, – $22 [#KS15] The most complete and up-to-date guidebook to Easter Island, this unique publication will provide readers with information about exploring the island.COVID Resources.
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