Sunday, December 24, 2006

Rapa Nui among New7Wonders' current list of finalists

Effort under way to name today's 7 wonders of the world
By Eliane Engeler and Alexander G. Higgins, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Inside Bay Area
Article Last Updated: 12/24/2006 06:28:51 AM PST

-Easter Island. Hundreds of massive stone busts, or Moais, on this island off Chile are all that remain from the prehistoric Rapanui culture. The statues, some more than 70 feet tall, were crafted between 400 and 1,000 years ago to represent deceased ancestors.

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