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ID: 1008543
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1008543

 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Easter Island (island)  Easter Island (island)

Coordinates:
Lat: 27 07 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -27.1167  decimal degrees
Long: 109 22 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -109.3667  decimal degrees

Note: First inhabited by Polynesians from Marquesas ca. 400 CE; noted for volcanic stone monoliths shaped in human form (moai); slave raids by Peruvians decreased population by one-third by 1863; native culture further declined when Christianity was introduced in the 1860s.

Names:
Pascua, Isla de (preferred,C,V)
Isla de Pascua (C,V,display)
Rapa Nui (C,V)
Rapanui (C,V)
Easter Island (C,O,English-P,U,B)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Chile (nation)  ........  Chile (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Valpara√≠so (region (administrative division))  ............  Valpara√≠so (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Easter Island (island)  ................  Easter Island (island) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Easter Island (island)  ........  Easter Island (island) (P)

Place Types:
island (preferred, C)
archaeological site (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Easter Island..........  [VP]
..........................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:263
..........................  In Celebration of Indigenous Peoples, UN Press Release 5866 (2004)
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Isla de Pascua..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 4:333-334
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Pascua, Isla de..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 147
Rapa Nui..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 352
Rapanui..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 4:333-334
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:263
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 4:333-334
..................  In Celebration of Indigenous Peoples, UN Press Release 5866 (2004)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -905269
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 147
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 352
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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