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Easter Island

Easter Island is a very remote island off the west coast of Chile.  It takes about 5 hours to fly from Santiago to Easter Island some 2,300 miles away.   558 more words

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Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.5 Earthquake hits the Aukland Islands, New Zealand.

5.3 Earthquake hits southeast of Easter island.

5.3 Earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia. 8 more words

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Welcome to the new islanders!

We are delighted to welcome the two new members who will be soon incorporated to our research group. Erik de Boer is a Dutch palynologist who obtained his PhD in the Univesity of Amsterdam working on the paleoecology of the… 136 more words

Easter Island

Destination - Easter Island - Tips

So if you’d like to to Easter Island, here are some points I picked up on the way that hopefully might help you out.

If you’re looking at flights and wondering if you have enough time for the connction, I wouldn’t worry too much about it.   478 more words

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Destination - Easter Island

Easter Island has been on my bucket list of destinations for some time so it was a real treat for me to finally get the opportunity to go.   493 more words

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When Renato could tear himself away for a vacation, we embarked on a trip that, initially, seemed to be mostly in the air. We flew from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago, Chile, which had recently undergone a revolution. 247 more words

Off to Easter Island!

So I don’t officially leave until tomorrow morning but still have some things to finish up so it’s going to be a short post today.  It’ll be my first time there and it should be a fairly quick trip since I’m only going for the long holiday weekend.   60 more words

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