Young Women , Easter Island , Pacific Ocean , Chile . Population Declined To Onl ...
Stockphoto ID: 2014021
File name: Hangaroa_24_YoungWomen.jpg
Format: film, 35mm
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Source: photographer Based in: Australia
Description: young women , easter island , pacific ocean , chile . population declined to only 2 , 000 to 3 , 000 before the slave raids of 1862 . in the 19th c , disease due to contacts with europeans , as well as deportation of 2 , 000 Rapa nui to work as slaves in peru , & the forced departure of the remaining Rapa nui to chile , carried the population of easter island to the all time low of 111 in 1877 .