Essays Tagged: "Easter Island"

UFO's, Fact or Fiction?

ng structures' (Arvey 45). Hopefully continuing expeditions to Mars will help to unlock its secrets.Easter Island is approximately 2,500 miles west of Chile. Easter Island is also a providence of Chil ... sland is also a providence of Chile, yet the government has very little influence on its occupants. Easter Island is famous for its large stone heads, which are lined up along its beaches, and look ou ...

(14 pages) 152 0 4.6 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

A Green History of the World - The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations by Clive Ponting. A summary of the book and his theory

y the great civilizations declined in terms of changes in their environment. The book starts off at Easter Island where explorers found evidence of an advanced culture demonstrated by the huge statues ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Chernobyl and Easter Island

back at this terrible accident, they could make connections between this event and the collapse of Easter Island in several ways.One of the main examples is that both of these places' societies colla ... is is one of the more obvious similarities, but it is not the only similarity between Chernobyl and Easter Island and their societies. In Chernobyl, people working at the plant were not careful ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Easter Island

Archeologists suggest that Easter Island had a large population ranged from 7000 to as many as 20,000 people during the time. I ... anged from 7000 to as many as 20,000 people during the time. In just a few centuries, the people of Easter Island wiped out their forest, drove their plants and animals to extinction, and their comple ... ilization was downfallen. Since then, Island's population dropped to 2000 when Roggeveen discovered Easter Island in 1722. Diamond hopes that we should learn from this history of overpopulation, which ...

(1 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Hula and Ori Tahiti (Tamure) Dancing

islands, which is made up of several different islands including Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand, Easter Island, Tahiti, and many more. Although, both came from the same chain of islands, hula origi ...

(5 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Stuff

Easter Island By: Chelsie & Andrea Jacob Roggeveen first discovered Easter Island, in 1722 on Ea ... Andrea Jacob Roggeveen first discovered Easter Island, in 1722 on Easter Day. Jacob Roggeveen named Easter Island because he landed there on Easter Day. Since then it has been known as Easter Island.M ... nded there on Easter Day. Since then it has been known as Easter Island.Moai's are a big history of Easter Island. There are 887 on the island. Originally there were 900 moai's on Easter Island. They ...

(2 pages) 539 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A summary of the thesis and arguments discussed in Ronald Wright's book 'A Short History of Progress'.

ironment around them and a disastrous end to their own civilizations. Various civilizations such as Easter Island, Catal Huyuk and Mesopotamia have been destroyed because of self destructive traps cal ... not nature but man himself and we humans have a long and destructive history of ravaging ourselves.Easter Island, an island west of South America made remarkable progress because of religion but the ...

(3 pages) 18 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Easter Island

The Rapa Nui culture of Easter Island may be the most enigmatic and unexplained historical topic ever studied. This advanced ... g, it soon experienced a near collapse. Although there are many theories explaining the downfall of Easter Island culture, scientific evidence has shown that the islanders? sacred Moai may have played ... must be briefly examined. There is much controversy over the origin of the original inhabitants of Easter Island. One theory, which seems to be used often to describe odd occurrences on the island, i ...

(8 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

War Is Great

lush hilltops of Romania to the magnificent pyramids of Egypt, and to the paradise and intrigue of Easter Island. This thrilling vacation is sure to be unmatched by any other vacation you have ever t ... a camel ride and explore this enthralling city. Your final destination will be the tropical Easter Island. Located off the coast of Chile, this gorgeous island is world renowned for its petrog ...

(2 pages) 386 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

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lush hilltops of Romania to the magnificent pyramids of Egypt, and to the paradise and intrigue of Easter Island. This thrilling vacation is sure to be unmatched by any other vacation you have ever t ... perience a camel ride and explore this enthralling city.Your final destination will be the tropical Easter Island. Located off the coast of Chile, this gorgeous island is world renowned for its petrog ...

(2 pages) 401 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

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lush hilltops of Romania to the magnificent pyramids of Egypt, and to the paradise and intrigue of Easter Island. This thrilling vacation is sure to be unmatched by any other vacation you have ever t ... perience a camel ride and explore this enthralling city.Your final destination will be the tropical Easter Island. Located off the coast of Chile, this gorgeous island is world renowned for its petrog ...

(2 pages) 361 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Speech : The Preservation of our Rainforests

drastic changes in place in order for there to be anything left for future generations.The case of Easter Island shows that humans depend on the environment and that the environment can be permanentl ... ay be difficult or impossible for the entire population to leave and take residence elsewhere. With Easter Island its isolation also cut it off from many plant and animal species to begin with.We as h ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Easter Island

Easter Island is one of the most unusual places on the planet. It is one of the most isolated places ... st isolated places occupied by humans. In 'A Green History of the World' Clive Ponting notes, “Easter Island is one of the most remote, inhabited places on earth. Only some 150 square miles in ar ... h America and 1,250 miles from the nearest inhabitable land of Pitcairn Island.” (Ponting p.15)Easter Island was once a haven for its inhabitants. It provided them with all of their needs, food, ...

(2 pages) 1261 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Earth Island

limitations. A live vest is not able to sustain the life of all the people who reside in Hawaii or Easter Island and these islands can't sustain all of the life on Earth and definitely not the possib ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science