Rapa Nui National Park

Rapa Nui
Rapa Nui National Park (Parque nacional Rapa Nui) is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located on Easter Island, Chile.wikipedia
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Easter Island

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Rapa Nui National Park (Parque nacional Rapa Nui) is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located on Easter Island, Chile.
In 1995, UNESCO named Easter Island a World Heritage Site, with much of the island protected within Rapa Nui National Park.

Orongo

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The Birdman cult which replaced the moai cult worship was concentrated in Orongo at a ceremonial site called Mata Ngarau.
Orongo now has World Heritage status as part of the Rapa Nui National Park.

Rapa Nui people

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Its fame and World Heritage status arise from the 887 extant stone statues known by the name "moai", whose creation is attributed to the early Rapa Nui people who inhabited the island around 300 AD.
Currently, the Rapa Nui and the Chilean government are focused on preserving and restoring the statues, including denoting an area that includes many of the statues, Rapa Nui National Park, as a World Heritage site.

Moai

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Its fame and World Heritage status arise from the 887 extant stone statues known by the name "moai", whose creation is attributed to the early Rapa Nui people who inhabited the island around 300 AD.
The Rapa Nui National Park and the moai are included in the 1972 UN convention concerning the protection of the world's cultural and natural heritage and consequently on the 1994 list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Chile

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Rapa Nui National Park (Parque nacional Rapa Nui) is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located on Easter Island, Chile.
These cultural sites are the Rapa Nui National Park (1995), the Churches of Chiloé (2000), the historical district of the port city of Valparaíso (2003), Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works (2005) and the mining city Sewell (2006).

Rano Raraku

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Also noted in the lower level of the Rano Raraku crater are tall bulrushes and Scirpus tautara that were probably introduced by seafarers from South America.
Rano Raraku is a volcanic crater formed of consolidated volcanic ash, or tuff, and located on the lower slopes of Terevaka in the Rapa Nui National Park on Easter Island in Chile.

Teide National Park

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*🇪🇸 Teide National Park (Tenerife, Spain).
*🇨🇱 Rapa Nui National Park (Easter Island, Chile).

Ahu Akivi

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Ahu Akivi also gives its name to one of the seven regions of Rapa Nui National Park.

National park

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Rapa Nui National Park (Parque nacional Rapa Nui) is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located on Easter Island, Chile.

UNESCO

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Rapa Nui National Park (Parque nacional Rapa Nui) is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located on Easter Island, Chile.

World Heritage Site

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Rapa Nui National Park (Parque nacional Rapa Nui) is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located on Easter Island, Chile.

Polynesia

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Rapa Nui is the Polynesian name of Easter Island; its Spanish name is Isla de Pascua.

Pacific Ocean

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The island is located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeastern extremity of the Polynesian Triangle.

Polynesian Triangle

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The island is located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeastern extremity of the Polynesian Triangle.

Pitcairn Islands

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It is 3700 km west of Chile, about 2200 km east of Pitcairn Island (the nearest human habitat) and is the most remote inhabited spot on Earth.

Hanga Roa

The native people were confined to a reserve area just outside the capital city of Hanga Roa and the rest of the land was leased to sheep ranchers.

Tuff

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The volcanic rock formations quarried for sculpting are a distinctive yellow-brown volcanic tuff found only at the Ranu Raraku on the southeast side of the island.

Scoria

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Some of the moai were also carved from red scoria.

Jacob Roggeveen

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The first European to discover the island was Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen on Easter day, 1722.

Rapa Iti

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In the 19th century, a Tahitian visitor who thought the island resembled Rapa but was bigger (nui means big), gave it the Polynesian name "Rapa Nui".

Spanish language

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In Chile, the island is called "Isla De Pascua" Spanish for Easter Island.

Sophora toromiro

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In ancient times the only species of tree found here was Sophora toromiro which is now extinct on the island; it is a species related to the Chilean palm, Jubaea chilensis.

Stipa

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In the steppe areas of the island, the vegetation consists mostly of species of Stipa and Nassella.

Nassella

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In the steppe areas of the island, the vegetation consists mostly of species of Stipa and Nassella.

Triumfetta

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Among the shrubs, the hau hau (Triumfetta semitriloba) is still present but Coprosoma spp., is not seen on the island.