Easter Island

Easter Island
Easter Is|land
a small island in the Pacific Ocean, which belongs to Chile. Many tourists go to Easter Island to see the several hundred stone heads, some of which are 20 metres tall, which were made over a thousand years ago.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Easter Island (album) — Infobox Album Name = Easter Island Type = Album Artist = Kris Kristofferson Released = February 1978 Recorded = Genre = Country Length = Label = Monument Producer = David Anderle Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|2.5|5… …   Wikipedia

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