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World Heritage Site . Ahu Akivi , Inland Easter Island , Pacific Ocean , Chile . ...

World Heritage Site . Ahu Akivi , Inland Easter Island , Pacific Ocean , Chile . ...

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File name: AhuAkivi_5.jpg
Format: film, 35mm
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Description: World Heritage Site . Ahu Akivi , inland Easter Island , Pacific Ocean , Chile . This is the only Moai ( giant figures ) site on Easter Island which is inland . Normally the Ahu is on the shore with the figures facing inland . The Moai are chiefly the living faces ( aringa ora ) of deified ancestors , who are buried in the Ahu ( the platform on which the Moai stand ) . The figures have extremely large heads and planar features .

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