A handout picture provided by the British Ministry of Defence showing 15 famous Moai at Ahu Tongariki, on Easter Island on December 27. Photo: EPA

Easter Island statues: mystery behind their location is solved, say experts

  • The sites appear to have been chosen for their proximity to fresh water – explaining why the statues appear inland as well as on the coast.
Topic |   Archaeology

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A handout picture provided by the British Ministry of Defence showing 15 famous Moai at Ahu Tongariki, on Easter Island on December 27. Photo: EPA
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