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The Mystery Of Easter Island

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First published inthis work provides information on that most mysterious of islands - Easter Island (Rapa Nui). It details Routledge's journey by yacht from England to South America, around Patagonia to Chile and on to Easter Island, giving an /5(23).

Routledge in her book, The Mystery of Easter Island, documents all the aspects of this lengthy expedition, including the year-long journey travelling across the Atlantic, visiting Madeira, Grand Canary, the Cape Verde Islands, Brazil, Argentina, sailing through the Strait of Magellan, and finally Chile before landing on Easter Island in March /5(37).

Katherine Routledge ( – ), was an English archaeologist and anthropologist who, ininitiated the first true survey of Easter Island and its giant statuesand there are few things more fascinating than the megalithic remains which are scattered over the earth.

They arrived on Easter Island on 29 March /5(20). The Mystery of Easter Island.

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We set to work to excavate some of the statues which stood on the slope of the Raraku mountain. The natives were entirely indifferent whether they worked or not, but by paying high wages and giving any quantity of mutton, we were able at this time to get a certain amount of precarious labour for digging and camp work/5.

The Mystery of Easter Island Hardcover – June 1, by Katherine Pease Routledge (Author) out of 5 stars 37 ratings. See all 20 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(37). The Mystery of Easter Island: The Story of an Expedition and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5(37).

The Mysteries of Easter Island The Mysteries of Easter Island The Mysteries of Easter Island The Mysteries of Easter Island The Mysteries of Easter Island. Informational (nonfiction), words, Level M (Grade 2), Lexile L. Easter Island remains one of the most mysterious places in the world.

For decades, scientists have studied this remote island in the. Routledge, Scoresby, Mrs., b.Voyages and travels, Easter Island -- Description and travel, Oceania The Mystery Of Easter Island book Description and travel Publisher London: Printed for the author by Hazell, Watson and Viney: Sold by Sifton, Praed Collection millionbooks; universallibrary Language English.

Overall, this is a very impressive book, and anyone who is The Mystery Of Easter Island book visiting Easter Island, or is simply interested in it's mysterious history should obtain a copy. Also worth reading is Katherine Routledge's intriguing travel memoir of a boat journey and island exploration - "The Mystery of Easter Island: The Story of an Expedition".Cited by:   This handsome volume is the story of Thor Heyerdahl's love of a mystery--and of an island and its people.

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Over thirty years ago, the man who did such important, pioneering work in Kon-Tiki wrote another best-selling book, Aku-Aku, about Easter recently, Heyerdahl was invited to return to Easter Island and there confronted the conundrum of the /5. THE MYSTERY OF EASTER ISLAND One of the greatest mysteries on Earth are the statutes which stand on Easter Island.

Easter Island is one of the most remote islands on Earth. It is in the southern Pacific Ocean, 2, miles west of the coast of. Flenley, who initially surveyed Easter Island inwas one of the first scientists to analyze the island's pollen—a key indicator of foresting.

In Februaryarchaeologist Katherine Routledge set sail on a custom-built yacht-with a small crew and the support of British Association for the Advancement of Science, the British Museum, and the Royal Geographical Society-for Easter Island, where she embarked up the first effort to catalogue the island's mysterious statues, interview the.

The name Easter Island evokes a sense of mystery and romanticism. The book Easter Island delivers on both accounts. Begin with an oceanic island fifteen hundred miles from any other landmass, one that had taken thousands of years for plant life to reach its shores and much longer before human life managed to land there/5.

The monumental statues of Easter Island, both so magisterial and so forlorn, gazing out in their imposing rows over the islands barren landscape, have been the source of great mystery ever since the island was first discovered by Europeans on Easter Sunday How could the ancient people who inhabited this tiny speck of land, the most remote in the vast expanse of the/5.

Year The archaeologists, who have been working on Easter Island for many years, try to disclose the mystery, a sacred object that the island natives identify with this term and they intend to hide to the rest of the world. The CIA has now pushed the holders of the island. First published inthis work provides information on that most mysterious of islands - Easter Island (Rapa Nui).

It details Routledge's journey by yacht from England to South America, around Patagonia to Chile and on to Easter Island, giving an account of its life, history and folklore. In the book, Routledge and her companions explore the secret caves, ancient roads, pyramid.

We visited Easter Island in Sept and have compiled this list of best Easter Island books for the curious traveler.

Easter Island is an enigmatic place. The mysterious stone statues carved and erected by the Rapa Nui people have enthralled people since their discovery.

To some, Easter Island is just a tiny bit of volcanic rock in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. To others, it is the source of one of mankind's greatest mysteries. Easter Island is home to hundreds of giant statues that people built centuries ago, but no Brand: Mitchell Lane.

The Paperback of the The Mystery of Easter Island by Katherine Routledge at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Cosimo. “I think that is the secret to Easter Island.” But not everyone agrees about the location of the statues.

Jo Anne Val Tilburg, an Easter Island expert from the University of California, Los Angeles, said: “The existence of fresh.

the mystery of easter island the story of an expedition by mrs. scoresby routledge honours mod. hist. oxford; m.a. dublin joint author of "with a prehistoric people: the akikutu of british east africa" printed for the author by hazell, watson and viney, ld.

london and aylesbury and sold by sifton, praed & co. ltd., 67 st. james's st. london, s.w.i. Books about Easter Island / Rapa Nui / Isla de Pascua, a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean.

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Buy The Mystery of Easter Island by Routledge, Katherine Pease (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 4/5(30). In Februaryarchaeologist Katherine Routledge set sail on a custom-built yacht-with a small crew and the support of British Association for the Advancement of Science, the British Museum, and the Royal Geographical Society-for Easter Island, where she embarked up the first effort to catalogue the island's mysterious statues, interview the.

Aku-Aku, the Secret of Easter Island describes Thor Heyerdahl's research at Rano Raraku & Anakena on their many giant stone statues.

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The book & later film made a major contribution to awareness, outside anthropological & archeological communities, of both the island 4/5. Routledge in her book, The Mystery of Easter Island, documents all the aspects of this lengthy expedition, including the year-long journey travelling across the Atlantic, visiting Madeira, Grand Canary, the Cape Verde Islands, Brazil, Argentina, sailing through the Strait of Magellan, and finally Chile before landing on Easter Island in March A collection of the best books of Easter Island.

Lonely Planet Chile and Easter Island (Country Travel Guide): This title features expanded coverage of Patagonia, including new adventure options in Puerto Natales and more information on Chile’s crown jewel, Torres del Paine National cultural coverage gets under the skin of this skinny country including a special.

Transcript. Mystery of Easter Island. PBS Airdate: November 7, NARRATOR: It is one of the most remote places on Earth, an island shrouded in mystery.

Easter Island remains one of the most mysterious places in the world. For decades, scientists have studied this remote island in the South Pacific and its hundreds of giant stone statues known as moai.

The Mysteries of Easter of Island is a detailed text that will keep students engaged and leave them with many of their own questions to consider.The Mystery of Easter Island was originally published inbased upon the research of an English lady, Katherine Routledge, who lived on the island in She learned the Rapanui language and interviewed all the old people she could find who still remembered the past.4/5(32).

The monumental statues of Easter Island, gazing out in their imposing rows over the island's barren landscape, have been a great mystery ever since the island was first discovered by : Terry Hunt.