Rano Raraku, the nursery of the Moai.

A closer view. standing Moai, as well as the largest Moai on the island. Unfinished, it is about 70 feet long and estimated to weigh some 270 tons.

Inside the crater of Rano Raraku, unfinished Moai.

Looking across Raraku towards Rano Kau.

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