Ancient Moai statues dot a hillside on Rano Raraku crater on Easter Island. Between the 12th and 15th centuries, Rano Raraku was the main quarry for the massive monolithic sculptures created by the Rapa Nui.
Statues lie in various states of production--some half carved, others broken or abandoned. Maoi stand half buried in the slope from years of erosion.
- RANDY OLSON
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- Easter Island_National Geographic magazine 7/2012