Another mystery of Easter Island is revealed

Another mystery of Easter Island is revealed

Another mystery of Easter Island is revealed by scientists from the University of Manchester and University College London.

Their collective work is to answer the origin of the huge stone with red hats, which are placed on the heads of some gigantic statues of people scattered over the surface of the island.

Experts said that the hats are made of stone formed by an ancient volcano nearby. Each of them weigh several tons. It is assumed that cylindrical hats were made on the spot in the crater, and then were rolling up the valley for a long time whilst sprinkled with red volcanic ash.

But why are the hats placed on the heads of statues? , and what was their purpose? Scientists still can not tell.

Easter Island called Rapa Nui, possession of an island in the Pacific Ocean, Chile.

The island is situated 3, 600 kilometers west of Chile and is one of the most isolated places in the world. It was created by three volcanoes, Poike, Rano Kao and Terevaka.

The island was discovered at Easter in the year of 1722 giving the Island its name, Easter Island.

Another mystery of Easter Island is revealed

On it are the so called Moai, unique whimsical stone statues depicting human figures of different heights ranging from 1meter to 9.11 meters. There standing is approximately 900 statues.

It still remains a mystery to scientists why some hats are flattened and others have cylindrical hates.

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